An Afghan boy brightens his bike - and the dusty brown and muted tones of an Afghan market - with colorful plastic flowers while carrying 'nanay khushk' - a piece of long flat bread.
His eyes have seen to much and look way older than his age. Is this boy a man? Cool picture!
Peaceful and secure at this moment. Looking far for future
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