This child soldier carries his rifle through the streets on patrol. The ironic part of this picture is his backpack saying "Lets Go to School". His future will unfortunately probably not involve going to school at any point.
Enfants Soldats 99 - Africa has the largest number of child soldiers. Child soldiers are being used in armed conflict in Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of Congo, Somalia and Sudan /
HEARING FOR THE FIRST TIME This photo was taken by photographer Jack Bradley and depicts the exact moment this boy, Harold Whittles, hears for the very first time ever. The doctor treating him has just placed an earpiece in his left ear. so amazing!