15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
The 16-year old Kelvin lives in a shelter for former child soldiers in the suburbs of Goma. He was abducted from his home village to forcedly join a Mayi-May militia. The reclusive and introspective boy has now found a new meaning for his daily life and a way of expressing himself and regain self-esteem. He has been playing the Brazilian martial art Capoeira
© Flavio Forner.
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||Nov. 30, 2017, 7:06 a.m.
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