21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Unseen Bonds: A Mother's Joy in the Modern Age

In a bustling city, Amina, blind from birth, faced life's challenges with unwavering strength. After her husband's passing, she entrusted their son to a special school. Years later, they relied on each other, begging for a living. Amina's son always fed her, bringing tears of joy to her eyes. In a world consumed by busyness, their bond reminded many of the precious time mothers deserve.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: DHAKA, Bangladesh
Camera: NIKON D750