These are some of the children I met while visiting a village school in Dingtao, Shandong. Most of the pupils in the school are children left behind by parents who have moved into the larger towns and cities (perhaps even other countries) for work.
I’ve never celebrated Thanksgiving before (the holiday being somewhat irrelevant to my life), but Crystal was nice enough to invite me to Thanksgiving dinner at her place last night, where we ate a lot and her adorable 3-year-old bossed me about. I didn’t end up taking that many photos (see “her [...]
“What’s your name?”
“IS HE FOR REAL?”
Yes, yes he was.
In the Philippines we found no shortage of interesting names and nicknames – besides Karlmarx there was also Lord Jim and Johnwayne, Bong, Bing, Babes, Pong and Benhur.