Twelve-year-old David Christian practices his martial art skills in the dusty roads of Maralal, Northern Kenya

Photo of the month: June 2008

Twelve-year-old David Christian practices his martial art skills in the dusty roads of Maralal, Northern Kenya

Africa - upside down
While waiting for a car being fixed on my journey to Lake Turkana, I was killing time walking in the dusty slums of Maralal. This little boy, Twelve-year-old David Christian, full of energy practiced his athletic skills as if not suffering from shortage of food and water. When he finished, he took my hand and whispered "I am leaving with you. To your country..."
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Details: Nikon D200, Nikkor 20/2.8




Photography comments:

13.05.2009 (20:37) icon Luise:

This is really nicely captured. Bravo.

04.08.2008 (23:28) icon Achim:

Sad story, great shot!

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