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Love them. Listen to all their wisdom. It doesn't come from perfection. It comes from experience.

In traditional cultures, the elders are revered for their wisdom. The younger people consider it an honor to care for them, to have the opportunity to learn from them. What greater wisdom is there than that which comes from living life?

Sharbat had never seen her famous portrait before it was shown to her in January 2002. Although her name was not known for 17 years, her picture, titled “Afghan Girl”, appeared on the June 1985 cover of National Geographic. The image of her face, with a red scarf draped loosely over her head and with her piercing sea-green eyes staring directly into the camera, became a symbol both of the 1980′s Afghan conflict and of the refugee situation worldwide.

The 'Afghan Girl'. Her Iconic Photo Appeared On The Cover Of National Geographic In Her Piercing Sea-Green Eyes - Became A Symbol Both Of The Afghan Conflict & Of The Refugee Situation Worldwide. She Was Finally Found & Rephotographed In