This was taken while I was serving a church mission in Martinsburg West VA in 2002. Not the most amazing picture, technically speaking, but for me it captured the happiness of these two amazingly resilient children, being raised in an environment that so few of us will ever have to experience. Dad was dying of alcoholism, mom struggling to keep them in their apartment... and yet moments like this...

I believe father is now dead... I wonder where they are...

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