The Praying Panhandler

After almost five years of prowling our neighborhood looking for interesting faces, I've come to know the donation solicitors in the area (and I've drawn most of them!). But not long ago, we were in an unfamiliar part of Berlin and happened to see this lady sitting on the steps of an apartment building, her paper cup at her feet, and deep in prayer with her set of beads.

She was clearly not German (maybe Polish or Russian) and I was not as interested in interviewing her as I was in drawing the image she presented