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Latin America - Steve McCurry

Paraguay by Steve McCurry This breaks my heart but it also makes me so angry. In one part of the world people are buying yachts and in another part there are children starving to death. Something so incredibly wrong with that.

I was covering the war that erupted between the militias after the Russians withdrew from Afghanistan, photographing the aftermath of an attack on Kabul when, without warning, another rocket attack began. I took cover in what turned out to be a hospital for the mentally ill. Its residents were the victims of more than a decade of war -- both civilians and soldiers. There were no doctors or nurses, no electricity, no running water. The smoke from the fire of a makeshift kitchen had blackened…

Hazara boy from Bamiyan, Afghanistan (photo by Steve McCurry ) <> (children of the world, kids)

‘Portrait photographer’, 1992. | 24 Striking Pictures Of Afghanistan By Photojournalist Steve McCurry

‘Portrait photographer’, 1992.