Cecilia Attias: Our World, Our Kids: Thinking of the Future
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In a fantastic photo essay published earlier this year, the photographer Gabriele Galimberti presented images of kids from across the world holding their most prized possessions. The pictures are stunning. In one, a little boy from Malawi called Chiwa stands beneath a mosquito net on a bed and wears a serious expression, showing viewers a dinosaur and two furry teddies. In another, Stella, from Italy, surrounds herself with pink and purple dresses and Barbie dolls.
Some of the kids have an abundance of toys, others just one or two. But the images are a reminder of how uniquely special all children are. As Galimberti said, "At their age, they are pretty all much the same; they just want to play."
Although much of the developed world has an aging population, in some regions the population is still very young. In the Arab world, for instance, 60 percent of the population is below the age of 25, and one in five people are between the ages of 15 and 24. In Africa, in 2010, 7
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