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Haiti Earthquake

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Children practice capoeira on January 24, 2010, in a camp for homeless families in the Belair section of Port-au-Prince. The program, run by Viva Rio, a Brazilian nongovernmental organization, is designed to help children affected by the quake recover their emotional well-being. Under "informed consent" rules that require prior approval, the photographer would have had to stop the girls from playing, go with them to find their parents, explain explain the intricacies of "informed consent" and usage, get their signatures, then return to the community center to photograph the activity. That's a process that's allegedly designed to assure that the children are not depicted in an undignified manner. Photo by Paul Jeffrey.