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intersting story to picture indeed, brill picture i think

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pamelajean Plus
12 1.1k 2016 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2011 10:25PM
We hear about pollution, but this is ridiculous. I just cannot imagine swimming amongst all that rubbish, but the child looks so cheerful. Is it the rubbish of the squatters? Such an interesting image, it certainly made me stop and think.
lobski 7 2 1 Philippines
22 Jun 2011 11:29PM
Thanks for the comments. I really appreciate it.


When I shoot that it was a high tide and the rubbish of other areas were going on that direction plus their own rubbish as well. It was really a touching moment when I saw that but still they enjoy life to the fullest.

Fred Grin
deburn 6 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2011 11:32PM
This is really a moving picture. Great job!

23 Jun 2011 12:05AM
Kids - you gotta love 'em. They have so much to teach us. Fantastic photo. =)
Rogerex 11 32 12 Australia
23 Jun 2011 3:18AM
The photo tells an interesting story. Thanks for sharing.
Ray42 10 3 England
23 Jun 2011 7:53AM
A great piece of reporting - how the other half live - but still smiling
Ridgeway 11 222 2 Ireland
24 Jun 2011 1:05AM
Rather him then me but theres no mistakeng a happy smile,

ianrobinson Plus
8 1.2k 8 United Kingdom
25 Jun 2011 10:33AM
Makes you feel humble as to what we have and yet are we really truly happy as he is in that rubbish.

Makes you think.

the phpto tells all- makes you think
Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
25 Jun 2011 3:59PM
Amazing impact capture, disturbing and incredibly beautiful at the same time. IB
wolf1 8 9 United Kingdom
25 Jun 2011 8:37PM
Makes you realise how lucky we are and how we take it for granted, this boy looks so happy to be swimming and oblivious to the rubbish around him.
Good photograph.
lobski 7 2 1 Philippines
25 Jun 2011 8:58PM
Thank you for the comment everyone. It really means a lot to me....

Fred Grin
29 Jun 2011 4:20PM
A lovely capture and a beautiful smile from this young boy..Lin
29 Jun 2011 5:14PM
What an incredible image. I originate from Zimbabwe and it amazes me that the poorest children seem to be the happiest. Great capture Fred

Mynett 9 142 6 United Kingdom
29 Jun 2011 7:22PM
what a picture, it tells a story, it is heartwarming

AnnChown Plus
8 207 1 United Kingdom
29 Jun 2011 10:19PM
An extraordinary image.
davey_griffo 9 213 165 England
30 Jun 2011 12:20PM
He must have been desparate for a swim to go in there.

An excellent portrait, with a great sense of fun.
30 Jun 2011 12:43PM
Great shot but how bad is the rubbish pollution? I've never seen anything like it before!
The boy looks very happy and seems quiet oblivious to it!
30 Jun 2011 10:07PM
The little boy looks so happy with that beautiful smile yet I feel so sad! We really don't realise how good we've got it. Excellent capture. :0)
This is a truly amazing capture.
helenlinda Plus
10 360 22 United Kingdom
1 Jul 2011 7:27AM
How amazing that he can still enjoy the delights of a swim in spite of the dreadful state of the water.
A touching capture Fred.
kbtimages 8 7 1 United Kingdom
6 Jul 2011 2:25AM
Very emotive image, well composed.
55jase 12 188 2 United Kingdom
6 Jul 2011 6:22PM
0What a superb shot. Very thought provoking.
MrBlueSky 10 12 United Kingdom
8 Jul 2011 9:39PM
A very touching image of the world's polution problem - well done
12 Jul 2011 11:58AM
Fortunately, he has fun
23 Jul 2011 2:02PM
Exceptional capture! Love it.
sawsengee Plus
11 6 15 Malaysia
24 Jul 2011 2:41PM
a fantastic shot.....not many will swim in this water but the child is so oblivious of its filth & danger......innocence well captured in this shot
ANNIEKERR 7 6 Ireland
24 Jul 2011 9:53PM
Brilliant photo that speaks volumes - great travel shot! Smile Kerry-Anne
Trojan 8 Philippines
9 Sep 2011 12:45PM
bobsblues 8 10 2 United Kingdom
7 Sep 2012 7:58PM
A wonderful capture of young life unaware of what dangers could be hiding .

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