When photographer James Mollison was asked to do a project on children’s rights, he found himself thinking back to his childhood bedroom and the deep importance it played in his upbringing. Taking that idea with him around the world, he photographed a diverse cross section of children and the bedrooms they call home. His moving images remove the children from their home environment, showing them before a neutral background that mostly hides their economic status as if to say “kids are just kids.” Only when their bedroom is observed, however, does the full scope of their living situation become poiniently clear. Where Children Sleep, a beautiful hardcover book featuring 112 color photographs is now available from chrisboot.com.
Thanks to Wendy M. for the find.
The incident occurred in India, mother rescued the baby from the jaws of the dog.
Brooke Greenberg (born January 8, 1993), is a 17 year old girl from Reisterstown, Maryland, who has remained physically and cognitively similar to a toddler, despite her increasing age. She is about 30 inches (76 cm) tall, weighs about 16 pounds (7.3 kg), and has an estimated mental age of 9 months to 1 year.
1 year old
Here is what Jill Freedman says about herself: I’m a New York street shooter and have pictures of NYC in the 60s, 70s, and 80s that will be THE all-time drop-dead New York Book.
The Dutch Remembrance Day turned a traditional ceremony of remembrance in Amsterdam into panic. It was caused by a man who was screaming in the crowd of thousands during the 2 minutes’ silence. Panic rose quickly, people were hurt in the ensuing chaos. The man says he is sorry that 63 people were injured. According to his lawyer, he was drunk. That’s it. A drunkard screamed, and the whole crowd thought there had been some kind of attack.
You should watch the video to realize the real magnitude of what had happened.