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The Amen Balls Photo Series Captures the Strength of the Human Spirit

By: Meghan Young - Published: • References: jessicahilltout and lifelounge.au
The Amen Balls photo series is all about resourcefulness, playfulness and determination rather than desolation, poverty and hopelessness. In fact, there happens to be a whole lot of hope stemming from these images of do-it-yourself soccer balls. Made by children in Africa, the Amen Balls series captures their hope that life can be just like a soccer game, all they have to do is make their goals.

Put together by Belgian photographer Jessica Hilltout, the Amen Balls series is once of many captured in 10 countries throughout Southern and West Africa. As with the others, the Amen Balls series captures the strength of the human spirit, a beautiful and poignant thing. In this case the human spirit lies in a few scraps of stockings, straw, yarn and more.