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Weekly Photo Challenge: Humanity

I took this photo in Rottenburg Germany a few weeks ago.  The love and affection of this grandmother to the young child shows the essence of humanity.  To me it shows both the needs the child and the support that is provided by the extended family unit.  This relationship is basic to the human condition across all national and geographic boundaries.

Family and Humanity - the two go hand in hand

Family and Humanity – the two go hand in hand


20 responses

  1. Wonderful photo, Scott, especially the way it’s a bit off-center and the lovely colors.


    September 12, 2014 at 9:25 am

  2. this is just awesone,..

    September 12, 2014 at 9:30 am

    • Situnis – thank you. It was a nice moment

      September 17, 2014 at 4:40 pm

  3. Now, that’s a smooch!! Only grandmas can do that:)-

    September 12, 2014 at 9:55 am

  4. Beautiful. Thanks for sharing!

    September 12, 2014 at 11:15 am

  5. True words.

    September 12, 2014 at 12:07 pm

  6. beautiful.

    September 13, 2014 at 8:31 am

    • Thanks Maria – always nice to capture a special moment

      September 17, 2014 at 4:30 pm

  7. I agree with this. Nice photo!

    September 13, 2014 at 11:46 am

  8. Something about the love of a grandparent, isn’t there?!

    September 13, 2014 at 7:27 pm

    • There definitely is Tina – I just got lucky and caught a little shot of it

      September 17, 2014 at 4:31 pm

  9. So rightly, you put it across that family and humanity goes hand in hand. Both are complimentary to each other. Such an affectionate photo you shot.

    Do stop my blog as well. Thanks.

    September 15, 2014 at 1:57 pm

    • Suyash,
      Thank you for your comments – you are “living” the thought of humanity through your work in beautiful India.

      September 17, 2014 at 4:34 pm

      • Thanks Scott for your appreciation and such encouraging words. I am just trying to do what my heart says. It gives me so much peace and satisfaction & joy seeing these smiles 🙂

        September 17, 2014 at 5:50 pm

  10. autisticaplanet

    How touching. This really should be submitted to National Geographic. You are right that humanity & family do need to harmonize. I wish that were true for all.

    September 15, 2014 at 5:42 pm

    • Hi Allison – thanks for your comments. Not sure its ready for NG but it was a nice moment to witness and capture.

      September 17, 2014 at 4:37 pm

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