Ruth – In and around Addis Ababa, Ethiopia with Adera Foundation

A couple of months ago when I was in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, I wrote a story about a little girl named Ruth who touched my heart. While many of little Ruth’s problems cannot be fixed, one could. I just received this photo last week of her proudly wearing her new glasses!!

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[SEPTEMBER 2nd 2015 UPDATE] A couple of months ago when I was in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, I wrote a story about a little girl named Ruth who touched my heart. While many of little Ruth’s problems cannot be fixed, one could. I just received this photo last week of her proudly wearing her new glasses!!

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Tuesday June 9th – Every once in a while, if you are fortunate, you meet a little girl like Ruth. Walking around The Charisma School in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia today I was doing my job (with a heart driven passion) of looking for beautiful eyes and smiling faces to photograph when I came across little 5 year old Ruth. Ruth cannot see normally and her hearing is impaired. I immediately sensed that Ruth was special, I put my camera away and just sat by her as she ate a piece of bread. In an environment…

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