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These Photos of Children and Their Bedrooms Around The World Will Surely Move You

Kathrina Ysabel Pineda

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Indira, 7, Kathmandu, Nepal

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Indira works at a local granite quarry since she was 3. She also attends school and shares a mattress with her siblings. The house that she, her parents, brother and sister lives in has one room, one bed and one mattress.

Erlen, 14, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Erlen, 14, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Erlen, who is pregnant for the third time since she was 12, sleeps on the bed for her mother has swapped places with her due to her being in the late stage of pregnancy. She usually sleeps on the floor of their small shack. Her first two babies were stillborn.

Douha, 10, Hebron, West Bank, Israel

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Douha lives with her parents and 11 siblings in a Palestinian refugee camp. She shares a room with all her 5 sisters. Her brother Mohammed killed himself and 23 civilians in a suicide-bomb attack against the Israelis in 1996. Immediately after the bombing, the family home—including all their possessions—was destroyed by the Israeli military.

Anonymous, 9, Ivory Coast, West Africa

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16 Children & Their Bedrooms From Around the World - Anonymous, 9, Ivory Coast - Anonymous' Bed

A 9 year-old orphan and refugee from war in Liberia who goes to school in Ivory Coast for ex-child soldiers and lives in a concrete shack with some of his classmates.

Maria, 12, Mexico City, Mexico

Maria, 12, Mexico City, Mexico

Maria lives with her parents and older sister. Their home has three stories and is set around a courtyard, behind security gates. She her own private doorbell outside her room. The family has taken security very seriously ever since one of her cousins was kidnapped by a gang.

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