I Want to Go Home.

Tocantins, Brazil. All rights © Vald Tchompalov; Edits mine

An Afghan man falls from a cargo plane heading for Qatar and a sparrow’s nest falls from a walnut tree next to the creek.

Another Afghan falls from the C-17 — a teenager the whole world mourns because the media made him human. Zaki Anwari was a real person. This young man was a soccer player and now he’s not. He will never get to be anything now. Just because he fought to survive and he died trying.

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