Saturday, October 20, 2007

A picture by an Armenian girl will be depicted on UN postal stamps.

MARIAM MARUKIAN To my mind, work will help people live fairly. That is why in my picture I depict people working in the garden. They have worked hard and their harvest is rich -- Mariam Marukian

Mariam Marukian second from left in the above picture, a 13 year-old girl from Armenia, won a UN competition called ‘We Can Eradicate Poverty’. The UN contest was held in some 60 countries and 12,000 children sent their pictures, including 475 pictures from Armenia. Ten of Armenian children’s pictures were included among best 100 works.

Note: Above are excerpts from the article. The full article appears here. Clarifications and comments by me are contained in {}. Deletions are marked by [...]. The bold emphasis is mine.



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