With all the strife that exists in our world, my recent travels have convinced me, more than ever, that beneath it all we're all the same. Over the past couple of years, abroad and at home, my camera’s eye tried to look at the world through the eyes of a child. And we see that most of all with children.
Today there are 2.2 billion children in the world. Nearly two billion of these live in developing countries. The vast majority are in desperate need of healthcare, water, food and education. Others need our protection from traffickers, drugs, violent neighborhoods, school shootings, abusive adults who betray a sacred trust, border patrols who rip them from their parents, corrupt autocrats who rip them from their villages, and abusive parents who breed desperation and hopelessness. But look at these faces, faces that I have seen with my camera's eye - these are the trusting, happy, loving, vulnerable faces of children.
Here is a photo essay: Children of the World