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“Diaspora Smile” is a part of an ongoing photographic project that captures the joy of elderly Tibetan refugees who lived in exile for more than fifty years. I regularly took their portraits on the night after they have received private blessing from His Holiness Dalai Lama.
Matthew 18:1-3 ESV At that time the disciples came to Jesus, saying, “Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?” And calling to him a child, he put him in the midst of them and said, “Truly, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.
The picture came with this caption: "aunt regina and uncle chuck pose for the camera in a comical manner, but all is not well. uncle chuck has lost his job at the grocery store, and they are sharing a sweater on a bitter january day because niether can afford a winter coat. it's just tragic. what courage they have!"