Children of the Shan V

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© Xaris Villa
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Location: Loi Tai Leng (Thai-Burma Border)

Subject: Children of the Shan

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The Good Life Club is a program by the free burma rangers that is especially for children.

They teach enrichment classes - educating children to help them be physically, emotionally and spiritually healthy.

Here is a report on one such Good Life Club { http://www.freeburmarangers.org/Reports/2005/20050411.html }

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To this day, Burma is one of the most repressive and oppressive places in the world. With a government that actively attacks their minorities and keeps the rest of their people unaware.

To date, there are a million internally displaced people roaming the forests of Burma in hopes of evading the army - and another million who have fled and sought sanctuary along the border of Thailand and Burma.

These are some of the photos I took while I was in one of those refugee communities.

To learn more {www.freeburmarangers.org}

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