Afghan Survivor: This is no reality show… just reality.

Mountainous landscape in Afghanistan
Horses carry supplies across the snow covered hills of northeatern Afghanistan
Bringing supplies to Yawan in early winter. Photo: Peter Wilson
Afghan hill farmer ploughing field.
The land here does not provide enough to survive. Photo: Kieran McConville

“Every time I hear a helicopter, I worry they might be bringing home one of my boys in a body bag.”

Mountain village in northeastern Afghanistan.
The landscape in Yawan is unforgiving. Photo: Kieran McConville
Afghan village destroyed by flash flooding
Yawan is a tough environment for children. Photo: Kieran McConville

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