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Images of Nicaragua

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The strength of photography lies in its ability to evoke a sense of humanity. If it is used well, it is a powerful ancedote in the war aganist all injustices.

Well, we have returned from an amazing trip. Their lives are difficult, the people were wonderful. I’ll let the images tell the story.View my site / ediorial to see more images.

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Raquelito age 8. Grandmother cares for after Mother passed away & Father left.  Lives is a shack outside of Boaco in the country. Can’t attend school because she can’t afford the price of a uniform.

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Boys in Empalme de Boaco. Cutting down branches to sell for firewood. (A common way to help support the family.)

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Life on her knees. Empalpe de Boaco

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“I dream for my family to have a house…for an easier life.”

nica_191.jpgnica_189.jpg Pechu, age 8 & Sister Airiana, age 3 – Mother cleans homes during the day and they look after each other with the help of a neighbor. Pechu hopes to go to school someday. Boaco

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To find out more about how to help. Read the full post or check out www.clinicaverde.org

Check out the Napa Register Article about the upcoming event to support Nicaraguan clinic – Clinica Verde.

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3 Comments Post a comment
  1. Wow, the first one is perfect…

    April 8, 2008
  2. Thanks Shadowish –
    glad you enjoyed. What makes the shot ‘perfect’ in your eyes? Just curious..how did you find my blog across the globe? I checked out your images…you do creative work. Keeping looking closely at the world around you…and keep enjoying what you see.
    cheers,
    briana

    April 8, 2008

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