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" Boy From Manila ". Artist : Cesar Conde
" Boy From Manila " (framed) (sold)
Ink on paper
4"w x 5"h
2009

Games are for kids. For him, it was too. But in this shanty town called Tondo, children grow up fast. Poverty does that. Many are forced to work, beg or steal. Poverty steals childhood. For now, he sits staring at the sunrise. Soon, he won't have this luxury.