Unfortunately this is a painfully common sight at traffic lights and street corners.
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The initial approach

This young girl approached me saying she was hungry and begging for money.... Scenes like this make you wonder where our humanity is hiding.

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Getting to know you...

I managed to engage her in conversation and discovered what a truly beautiful child hid beneath the depths of her poverty stricken despair.

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Her intelligence & personality shine through...


....it would take so little to enable her to realise her true potential....

And yet how many other little girls are out there being forced to beg a living?



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Two sides to every coin....


....behind her you can spot an excited & happy little girl running towards the hanging toys....


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In stark contrast...

And there, just a few metres behind the poor beggar girl and thank-fully unbeknown to her...

.....a care-free child lays claim to her chosen toy.....and loudly beckons her parents to buy her a rubber floater.

Oh the irony.


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But I want this one....

....would that any child's wishes were so easy to grant.


 


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10/01/2016 7:41am

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10/04/2016 12:15am

Yes this is a common scene at the road side.Many children are on the road asking for money as they are hungry or in a miserable condition.Theses scene are very teasing and we only think that this is inhumanity.But do nothing for these kids.

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