18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
The Sons of Chernobyl

Bogdančik, a 5-year-old boy with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) plays with his iPad while he is connected to the machine that allows him to breathe. Children born after Chernobyl accident show a very high incidence of malformations, diseases due to a weak immune system and different types of cancers.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2020
Date Uploaded: 10.2020
Camera: ILCE-7M3
Copyright: © Antonio Aragon Renuncio