Great expectations
A child born
Damiana - Bolivia
Samah - Egypt
Hiwot - Ethiopia
Renu - India
Bounlid - Lao People's Democratic Republic
Claire - United Kingdom
WHO/Petterik Wiggers
17 year old Hiwot gave birth to this healthy baby girl at 13:30 on 2 January 2005. She hadn't chosen a name in advance but decided to name her Elizabeth — after the photographer's mother, who passed away on the same date exactly a year ago according to the Ethiopian calendar.
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