16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Raqqa's Lost Boys

The majority of Syrian children have experienced conflict related trauma at some point during the war. In most cases their primary source of support are their family and friends. Child counselling is not common and seldomly recognized by traditional families. Two young boys roam the streets of Raqqa picking up shells and mortars. They didn't explain their actions.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Raqqa, Syria
Camera: ILCE-7M2
Copyright: © Filip Warwick