The picture that I selected which was taken by Barbara Davidson is emotionally and artistically thought provoking. The contrast between the black and white hues adds more dimension and visual appeal which make this photo more intriguing. Also, the pure image of 5 children sleeping in one bed evoke sympathy, sadness, and compassion towards the discomfort that these children live in. The viewers eyes scan over the sleeping bodies, trying to decipher an arm from a leg and their bodies angles. The middle child seems to be the only one awake, holding up a necklace (that appears to be rosary beads) upward to the sky. It almost appears as though he is reaching for the heavens and praying for a better life. Overall, this photo is beautifully arranged and evokes strong emotions to anyone who see it.

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