Photo Credit: Will Everett
Zahir is a 12-year-old Afghan orphan from the Bamiyan Province.
Afghan Orphans
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His name is Zahir. He’s 12 years old. He’s an orphan in Afghanistan. The Taliban killed his father; his mother disappeared in a river where she had gone to wash clothes. Zahir tells of his strife-torn life in his own words: the death of his parents, his trek over the mountains to a safe city, and how he earns money as an orphan in a country torn by violence.
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