Photo Stories: African Women and Kids
Affected by AIDS Share their Lives

Paper memories
Varlito, at home, spreads out photographs of his late parents.

comments from website visitors:

This brings tears to my eyes. So many people have only the paper memory of a photograph to tell their history. Seeing it in the hands of a child needs to focus us all to do something to prevent this preventable disease.
Mentone, CA
Posted Tuesday, June 10, 2008 12:34PM

I am deeply moved by this powerful image by its pictorial simplicity which conveys a story of such complex emotions. Is there any way one can obtain a print?
Susan Rennie
Venice, CA
Posted Thursday, August 30, 2007 9:29AM

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author of this photograph:

Maputo project participant

people in this photograph:

Maputo project participant

publication details:

Posted 3:44PM on Thursday, August 16, 2007 Pacific Time


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