Saturday, April 4, 2015

A photo

A girl with her hands up in surrender

This photo just broke by heart.
The article: 


  1. I feel the urge to cry every single time I see this photo. Childhood should be about innocence. A four year old should not know what a gun is, let alone what to do when someone points one at you.

  2. The things humans do to other humans. And the power of a photograph.

    I remember talking to a nurse who was working with refugees on the Thai/Cambodia border after the Khmer Rouge genocide in the 70s. She spoke about the children who didn't know how to play, and who, when given art supplies, could only draw men with guns. I wrote about her over five years ago here -