Oaxaca Street Children

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May 20th 2007
Published: August 8th 2007
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I tried to eat breakfast in the Zocalo, but most meal times involves being harassed by numerous kids asking for money or selling yellow skinned rubber chicken key rings, along with beaded necklaces or various nuts in small bags. With every tiny hand on my arm I met their needy eyes and swallowed huge chunks of guilt, some were as young as three years old, I tried to look for mothers hidden behind ... Read Full Entry

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25th May 2007

beautiful children
HI Claire, what a story, you should get some response, certainly from me, it hit my inner child too as I too know the inside of an orphanage, but we had courage most of the other children lacked and moved on didn't we, those children of yours do not look fat, or rude, or dangerous, as they do in the mean streets here, where they have everything they could possibly want. Well done, keep up the good work, use your energies wisely, and most of all, I send you lots of good vibes, energies, and lovexxxxx
26th May 2007

What an experience once again!! I think you have found your niche with those children. Aren't they wonderful. Put a the majority over here to shame!! If I had been a lot younger, I think I would have loved to have been with you on this trip of yours. I still think you would make a super "author" so when you eventually come back "home" I think you should consider it. Carry on taking care of yourself (and others) Lovely to hear from you. Luv Sheila xxx
30th May 2007

Your pics look great on here C.
28th September 2008

Need pictures
I am so impressed when I read of young women giving of them selfs is such a wonderful way. All your pictures were thoughtful. I have a need. My church is doing a Alternative Gift Fair. I need a few pictures of street children. These gifts bought will go to Melel Xojobal, Chiapas, Mexico. I have not been able to acquire any pictures to promoto this project. I would love to have the one of the girl in the red dress and the one of the three old. What would you charge me.
9th September 2011
Jodi Bauman

jodi was my mother
is there any way I can get a copy of this picture? Please send info to my friend Joyces email listed above

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