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Dedicated to all those kids in the world who have to carry far more than they ought and who do it with more grace and dignity than many adults.

Took this shot at a birthday party…this young man really caught my attention and my heart. His life has not been easy, yet he is one of the most gentle souls I have ever met….the video I included reminded me so much of him.

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  • Karen  Helgesen
    Karen Helgesen11 months ago

    Dedicated to all those kids in the world who have to carry far more than they ought and who do it with more grace and dignity than many adults.

  • Josie Jackson
    Josie Jackson11 months ago

    Lovely capature Karen, looks like he’s having a quiet moment to text someone :o)x

  • I am so sorry for this VERY late reply, Josie! Thank you so much for your kind comment!

    – Karen Helgesen

  • Yampimon
    Yampimon11 months ago

    Lovely shot Karen

  • Thank you, very belatedly, for the kind comment!!

    – Karen Helgesen

  • Albert
    Albert11 months ago

    Wonderful Karen. God bless him.

  • Thank you so very much, Albert!

    – Karen Helgesen

  • paintingsheep
    paintingsheep11 months ago

    Ah, ten angst…very beautiful dedication!!

  • Thank you Gena…he really did touch my heart!

    – Karen Helgesen

  • Heather King
    Heather King11 months ago

    perfect moment captured
    lovely in black and white

  • Thank you so much for another kind comment, Heather!

    – Karen Helgesen

  • JohnDSmith
    JohnDSmith11 months ago

    I too have a big heart for kids who have a troubled childhood.
    It`s the only time in your life you can really be a kid.
    It should be a happy time.
    For many, who`s parents are still acting like kids.
    The kids suffer.
    Fabulous image you captured here.
    Enjoyed the music too.

  • Thank you so much, John…I too have a soft spot for kids like this…wish I could snatch them all up and take them home with me….appreciate your kind and thoughtful comment!

    – Karen Helgesen

  • Guendalyn
    Guendalyn11 months ago

    stunning work e fantastic words!

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