Tres Sonrisas (Three Smiles)

This is another unique picture. Three of my little friends all with genuine smiles.These kids have the ability to switch their faces at a moment’s notice. They are consummate actors, a necessary skill required to earn the maximum amount of money when working the people they encounter on the streets.  Consequently, I wasn’t always sure…

Sheetal Smile II

This is my second favorite photo of Sheetal. The smile here is on the sheepish side. It says we have a shared secret. I had only every seen her smile this way the one time. Thankfully, my camera was ready and it has been captured for posterity. If not for posterity then for my memories…

The Sheetal Smile

This is a favorite picture of Sheetal. I took it after I returned from a two week trip prior to which I hadn’t seen the kids for more than a month. This worried me because I was used to seeing them every time I visited the coffee shop and had begun to fret that evil had…

All I Want For Christmas…

These two beautiful little girls are the product of a society steeped in poverty. They don’t go to school, will likely remain illiterate all their lives which keeps them helplessly entangled in the snare of poverty. They are sent into the streets to beg for coins to help support their families (and likely the gangs…