SIDEBAR

Blue Earth Alliance

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Sep 26 2012
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The fall of Nicolae Ceausescu took place in December of 1989 and the country slowly unraveled. Shadows of a Revolution began as a result of these events. The children of Romania had been abandoned by the State due to the collapse of the communist party and the social welfare system had all but been abolished instantaneously. Although many years had passed, the circumstances of the children had remained constant. The idea of these children being displaced due to economic hardship and forced to leave their families is an unbearable image for anyone to endure. Most children abandoned their families in the small villages they came from to make the dangerous migration to the capital city of Bucharest. Some of these children were placed into the sex trade while in transit, others as young as four years old hid secretly on trains with hope that the journey would bring them to the capital unharmed. Shadows of a Revolution is an ongoing 15 year exploration of the human condition that places hope on transition and growth for many of the youth of the streets.

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