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June 18, 2016

A Photographer Found These Long-Lost Photos of Motherhood Around the World 50 Years After He Took Them

In 2014, Ken Heyman, a renowned and award-winning photographer, discovered a forgotten treasure in his storage – a box labeled “Mothers” that had a beautiful series of images that he shot of mothers and their children around the world nearly 50 years ago.

The photos from the collection were taken in over 60 countries and of women and children that belong to different races and cultures. When looking through them, however, you begin to fathom the startling likeness in all of them.

Ken’s collection is hard proof that despite backgrounds, cultures, and skin colors, a mother’s love and the bond between her and her children remains the same.

Here are some of them:

(Images © Ken Heyman)



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