I met Eddy last week while I was walking around the beach in Cancun. There was a bit of a translation gap, but I did take away that he's 22 years old, and has been raking seaweed off the beach of a nearby resort for the past two years. He's been in Cancun his whole life, and although his family no longer lives around him, he says he'll never leave because of the colors and the sunshine. I get it.
More photos from my trip.