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Uncertain Wave


The road to Massoud, Afghanistan, April 21st, 2009.

Photo by Constantin Mireanu of Romania.

Contest entry A0177.

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Four-legged Transportation

A boy drives his donkey laden with supplies just purchased from the Kajakan Bazar in the Shinwari District of Afghanistan.

Photo by David Elmore of the United States of America.

Contest entry A0166.

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One Day I Will Drive


An orphaned boy playing next to VW bus outside an orphanage that ISAF helped restore.  Kabul 2006.

Photo by Brendan Smith of the United Kingdom.

Contest entry A0140.

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Portrait of an Afghan Boy


Shortly after the suicide bombing of the ISAF HQ, a young Afghan boy takes a break from begging to stand for a photo outside the gates, Kabul, Afghanistan.

Photo by Ed Ledford of the United States of America.

Contest entry A0134.

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Afghan Dawn


This was taken on Jan-22-2010 from the top of the “Wall” along the mountains in Kabul.  An Afghan kid and his dog peering thru the fog slowly revealing the city of Kabul… the future of Afghanistan unraveling…

Photo by Robert Sanchez of the United States of America.

Contest entry B0069.

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A boy looks onto the street through a tyre built into the wall surrounding his home in the Muhktar District of Lashkar Gah, Helmand Province, 1st May 2008.

Photo by Andy Barnham of the United Kingdom.

Contest entry A0129.

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Portrait of a Young Boy


A portrait of a young boy from the village of Istalif.

Photo by John Zada of Canada.

Contest entry A0118.

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I met this little boy in Kabul at Swimming Pool Hill. I immediately thought of my little boys when I saw him, and knew how much good we are doing here for the people of this country.

Photo by Tom Hamilton of the United States of America.

Contest entry A0087.

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Afghan National Police

Afghan National Police

An Afghan National Police officer holds up an Afghan boy in Keshem, Afghanistan, February of 2009.

Photo by John Scott Rafoss of the United States of America.

Contest entry C0038.

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This is one of the first photos i ever took in Afghanistan and now, nearly two years later, it still epitomises to me the hope for a brighter future that i see sparkling through young Afghan eyes.

Photo by Paula Hanasz of Poland.

Contest entry A0078.

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