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DSC03509 Malawi Life

A scene that exemplifies so much of life here in Malawi. The boy commanding an audience in order to sell his wares. The little girl whose clothes are too small, an example of the sweeping poverty. And the teen mother with her baby… young marriages and multiple pregnancies are the norm. The t-shirt that says “He ain’t heavy, He’s my brother” emblematic of the many who practice Christianity here. Bicycles, the main mode of transportation. The older boy walking hand in hand with the younger one, taking care of each other. And all too obvious, no one of middle age. Almost an entire generation is missing in Malawi due to HIV/AIDS.
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Patricia Fortlage All Rights Reserved
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Fine Art - Life on the Shire River
A scene that exemplifies so much of life here in Malawi. The boy commanding an audience in order to sell his wares.  The little girl whose clothes are too small, an example of the sweeping poverty.  And the teen mother with her baby… young marriages and multiple pregnancies are the norm.  The t-shirt that says “He ain’t heavy, He’s my brother” emblematic of the many who practice Christianity here.  Bicycles, the main mode of transportation.  The older boy walking hand in hand with the younger one, taking care of each other.  And all too obvious, no one of middle age.  Almost an entire generation is missing in Malawi due to HIV/AIDS.<br />
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