A body being prepared for burial according to traditional Coptic rites in the Korem camp. - Ethiopia 1984
(An Uncertain Grace - pg.81)
"When the strong oppress the weak, and men sell, or condone the selling of, their brother's liberty, to achieve fading gold SLAVERY, OPPRESSION, HATRED and CRIME, will be the order of the day. Man must examine his conscience to see if what he pours out, is what he would readily receive"
-- The Ethiopian Zion Coptic Church.
We chose this photogragh because it accurately depicts the current situation in Ethiopia and it reflects upon the great famine of 1984-1985. This photograph is symbolic of the perseverence of the human spirit and the tragedy which occurs when the physical form is broken.