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The Guardian Travel Photographer of the Year award Timothy Allen, UK, winner – best single image in a portfolio (people watching). Children watching an Oxfam team at work, Grand Gedeh, Liberia

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photo by Brent Stirton. i like the image of the comfort with with the gun amidst nature

Burkina Faso, west Africa  (photo: Louis Montrose)

Maybe she's pounding corn for "fluffy tô?" :) “The daily grind” Traditional painted house in Kassena, Burkina Faso. By Louis Montrose.

Yes, We Be  An anthropologist thought he would test these African children. He placed a bowl of fruit underneath a tree and told them that the first one to reach the tree could have the fruit. When he told the children to run, they all took each others' hands and ran together. They all enjoyed the fruit together. This is the African concept of Ubuntu. When asked why they didn't run the course alone, they answered, UBUNTU!   UBUNTU in Xhosa is roughly translated, "I am because we are."

‘UBUNTU’ in the Xhosa culture means: “I am because we are”. An anthropologist proposed a game to the kids in an African tribe. He put a basket full of fruit near a tree and told the kids that who ever.

Mongolian shaman, ca. 1909.

1909 portrait of a Mongolian shaman wearing a ritual gown & holding a drum with the image of a spirit helper. National Museum of Finland

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Malcolm X and his daughters with Muhammed Ali Two great men - two outstanding fathers.

The title is unnamed, and the artist is Andres Gamiochipi. It was posted on March 17, 2016. The picture shows an upper middle class family eating a meal, while hungry children are sitting on the table. This picture contrasts the rich and poor by showing both in the same setting, which is doesn't happen often. The family looks unaffected by the children, they almost look like they are ignoring them. This is symbolic of how people with money ignore the problems that are going on in the world.

The title is unnamed, and the artist is Andres Gamiochipi. It was posted on March 17, 2016. The picture shows an upper middle class family eating a meal, while hungry children are sitting on the table. This picture contrasts the rich and poor by showing both in the same setting, which is doesn't happen often. The family looks unaffected by the children, they almost look like they are ignoring them. This is symbolic of how people with money ignore the problems that are going on in the world.

70 years of fighting famine: Early recipient of food aid in Greece. circa 1940s.

Oxfam: 70 years of fighting famine

Who likes our new card range? Oxfam’s first ever emergency appeal, ‘Greek Week’, raises over to support Greek famine relief.

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