Pulitzer Prize - Kevin Carter. How are such pictures possible in our world of exuberant prosperity? We are just too good in closing our eyes.
The 10 million street children of India is 10% of the world's total and despite efforts by the government and many NGOs, the number does not diminish or their plight grow better. The film Slumdog Millionaire evokes a powerful vision of the both the dangerous predators that lurk seeking to exploit the children as well as an insight into the random violence that may set a child on the path of homelessness
Mary Ellen Mark's photography is not only eye opening but it brings you to tears. THIS is what I would like to do. Open the eyes of the people that sit in their homes and have never been to another country and really see what poverty is.
The language of friendship is not words but meanings." ~Henry David Thoreau ....No shinies, only shining spirits!
“Let not the fierce Sun dry one tear of pain before thyself hast wiped it from the sufferer’s eye. But let each burning human tear drop on thy heart and there remain, nor ever brush it off, until the pain that caused it is removed.” HP Blavatsky