Barriers are everywhere in the urban and natural environment from a domestic garden fence to a majestic mountain range. Sometimes a barrier can be temporary like an umbrella creating shelter from the rain. All living creatures have some kind of organic barrier protecting their internal organs from the elements be it skin, feathers or fur. Some barriers cannot be seen such as emotional ones which though invisible nonetheless create distance and space between people.
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