The Horrors of Child Abuse

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From my archives, when once upon a time I had reported on foto-journalistic stories from the daily front. These may B older images yet I can not feel that they may not still have some prevalence in our societal deluge of abused children. This child had been victim to continuous cigarette burns by its parents.

15 responses

  • Leanna Lomanski

    Leanna Lomanski gave props (15 Jul 2008):

    Brutally relevant.........sadly.

  • Rosanne Dubbeld

    Rosanne Dubbeld (Deleted) gave props (15 Jul 2008):

    Moody shot... Well done!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (15 Jul 2008):

    She sure looks like a woman on a mission.

  • marshall

    marshall gave props (18 Jul 2008):

    in fing tense...

  • Eric Alladayé

    Eric Alladayé said (20 Jul 2008):

    Very hard to face,very hard to show "the abomination"...Great work full of mercy and humanity Mr Scattoloni...

  • David Rocaberti

    David Rocaberti (Deleted) gave props (21 Jul 2008):

    Sad but true...

  • George Hilbish

    George Hilbish said (22 Jul 2008):

    Good photo. Subject matter sux. Parents like that should have the shit beat out of them. I guess you have to have kids to really get a taste of what I feel when I see stuff like this. My daughter is 8.

  • Jim Allen Abel

    Jim Allen Abel said (24 Jul 2008):

    Good Portraite!

  • Lucy Lambriex

    Lucy Lambriex said (29 Jul 2008):

    This hurts so much to see. I hope the kid (adult now?) is in good hands now.

  • Joshua Reiniger

    Joshua Reiniger gave props (30 Jul 2008):

    That's one very intense image

  • azstarman

    azstarman gave props (10 Aug 2008):

    Excellent image. Very moving.

  • Karen Zimmerman

    Karen Zimmerman gave props (23 Aug 2008):

    Great shot, Mario, but, man, my heart hurts for that little one.

  • Chicago Love

    Chicago Love (Deleted) gave props (24 Aug 2008):

    Someone should have put cigarettes on the parents face.

  • Robea Patrowicz

    Robea Patrowicz (Deleted) gave props (21 Sep 2008):

    wow, powerful, emotional image. hard to look at.

  • Gary Joseph Cohen כוהן

    Gary Joseph Cohen כוהן (Deleted) gave props (13 Nov 2008):

    Oh, my. Such an meta-image. Thank you for posting this.

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