12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
A mother's kiss

The mother who receives micro financing and livelihood training is now running a small neighborhood convenient store to support her family. On top of running the store, she spends most of her free time taking care of her son afflicted with hydrocephalus. Raymond, the son, is 14 years old, he's both mentally and physically disabled. Unable to get out of bed, he spends his entire life inside his custom-made crib.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: Philippines
Camera: Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III
Copyright: © Brian Yen
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