Monthly Archives: April 2013

Drought in The World’s Wettest Place – Cherrapunjee

I had the chance to visit one of the world’s “wettest places” in India’s northeast region. Cherrapunjee, surrounded by mountains in Meghalaya state and located on the path of the monsoon from the Bay of Bengal, set a world record for rainfall in a year in 1861 with 22,987mm. This place has an average rainfall […]

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Liberia’s Civil War:Ten Years Later

Last month, I visited Liberia, a small country in West Africa with its population of a little over 4 million. I have visited the country six times since the civil war in 2003 to document the lives of children including child soldiers and a girl who lost her entire family during combat. This year marks […]

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