the RED badges of courage 005

Iklami huddled under the shade of a tree with another of his classmates who also wears the red badge. He broke into tears because his mother had died a days earlier and his father had also passed away earlier in the year. He said he was afraid he would be alone because his grandmother was old and she too would die.

Rangi Tatu Primary School
Mbagala District, Tanzania
27th May 2008

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