Aid Worker Who Rescued A Little Boy In Nigeria Recreates Their First Photo Together One Year Later

You'll fall in love with this kid.

When Anja Ringgren Lovén, the founder of the Danish group DINNoedhjaelp, which does relief and aid work in Nigeria, came across a boy, no more than 2 or 3 years old, she was shocked. Abandoned by his parents, the tiny child had somehow survived on the streets of Nigeria. The boy was named Hope. 

This picture was taken the day that Lovén found the little boy.



Lovén bundled Hope up and took him to a nearby hospital. When he was better, he was taken to the DINNoedhjaelp orphanage.

"We work on the human nature that every child in the world has the right to food and education, and to live a dignified life," Lovén told The Huffington Post of the organization's work. "Our values consist of showing sheer compassion, care and love for those who need it the most and through that create confidence."

After a few months, Hope looked nothing like he had when he was found on the streets.

Now, a little more than a year later, Hope is starting school.

Lovén took this picture to recreate the moment that she found Hope.

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(H/T: Modern Met)

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