Afghan girl

Do you remember her?

The famous photo of an Afghan girl settled in a refugee camp published on the cover of National Geographic in 1985. Her green eyes and a sharp gaze that can say much more than 1000 words mesmerized the world in times when it took much longer to reach information than it is today when everything can be googled.

In 2002 National Geographic tracked the same girl, taking her photo again when she was 29 or 30 years old. She was living in a small Afghan village in a secluded part of the country. Same eyes lost some of its strength and age didn’t treat her kind. But she is alive, a wife and mother.
Now, in 2016. we may ask, where is she now? But more important question is — what has changed after all these years. How many photos can National Geographic take today in some new refugee camps?

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