Dec. 1996: A mother and father share the daily chore of bathing their adopted son in the therapeutic feeding tent at the Mtendeli refugee camp near Kibondo, Tanzania. The couple assumed responsibilty for the malnourished child when his mother died.
This photograph is part of Martha Rial‘s Pulitzer-winning album “Trek of Tears.”
“As a journalist, as a photojournalist, as an artist, you have to take a risk to make your best work. You have to stick your neck out to get the story, to share your experience with other people,” Martha Rial says.