"I don't think this child knew what had just happened to him or knew that his father and himself were the only survivors of a large-caliber artillery round that crashed through his house. His mother and two other family members lost their lives.
Vulture stalking a child - Kevin Carter 1993. Carter won the Pulitzer Prize for this photograph but faced criticism for not helping the child. Consumed with the violence he’d witnessed, and haunted by the questions as to the little girl’s fate, he committed suicide three months later.
Mary Ellen Mark's photography is not only eye opening but it brings you to tears. THIS is what I would like to do. Open the eyes of the people that sit in their homes and have never been to another country and really see what poverty is.