19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People

The old man was waiting for his son for thirty-five years. His son had gone to war and was missing. After all these years, the search team found a plaque and a piece of bone from him. Many young Iranians who went to war with Iraq went missing and have not been heard from The father died two months after the photo.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Shahin shahr, Iran
Camera: Canon EOS 70D
Copyright: © mehdi babadi