Month: April 2014

To Be Continued

This is Amira. She is five. In a population that exceeds 90 million people, there must be at least 27 million Egyptian children (remind me to check the accurate number later).

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Her name translates to 'princess.' She lives in a cemetary, yet she knows how to smile like one.

“Take my picture,” was the first – and probably the most important – thing she told me. I do not know why and I do not even know if I will see her again. I do not know Amira’s story, but this girl has something to say. Actually, at least 27 million beings have at least something to say.

Baby philosophy: you can’t physically shut your ears, so basically there is no excuse not to listen.