DSC_2344, originally uploaded by nygus.

Larger here.

Taken at the city garbage dump in Phnom Pehn, Cambodia. It is a harrowing fact that countless people in the developing world literally live on garbage dumps, foraging for whatever provisions they can find in a constant battle to survive.

Despite all that, it’s a beautiful portrait, which goes beyond the boy’s circumstances and connects with him as an individual.

The author has a lovely Web site.

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