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Train blast

Victim of the Mumbai train blasts cries in the intensive care unit of a hospital.

Photo by Adeel Halim, Mumbai, India.

Kite-flying day

In many parts of India, Makar Sankranti is celebrated as the kite-flying day. The festival is a time of thanksgiving for the religious, since it marks the awakening of the gods from their long slumber.

Words, photos and video by Adeel Halim, Mumbai, India.

Non-conformist

Even after their defeat in 2001, the strict Islamic conventions regarding the wearing of Burqa’s the Taliban enforced are still around in Afghanistan today. Photo by lakerae. Words by Alex Smale.

Poverty with pride

Photo by: Jake LeBoeuf

temporary living

Photo by: Wend Lear

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