Tanks become toys in Kandahar, Afghanistan, 1994
No matter how dire the situation, how dangerous the environment, children need to play.
Children play on an anti-aircraft gun near Beirut, Lebanon, 1982
Whether it is splashing in puddles or climbing on abandoned tanks, their world of make believe is almost as important as food and shelter.
Boys playing football in flooded pastures, Bangladesh, 1983
“Man is most nearly himself when he achieves the seriousness of a child at play.” – Heraclitus
Children play next to an abandoned freighter, Sitwe, Myanmar (Burma), 1995
Two children play a game by a road, India, 1993
Young Cambodian boys play in the ruins of Preah Khan near Angkor Wat, Cambodia, 1999
Young monks at play, Burma, 1994
“Child’s play is the exultation of the possible.” – M. Buber