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   DR Congo: Daily Edit    Images originally posted to instagram from the field (7/11/14 thru 7/24/14)  
   Hariza Kidoge stands hidden among bouquets of local plants, his peers and a growing crowd on the shore of Lake Tanganyika. He and five other orphans were baptized in the early morning by their faith leaders.   
    Baptism, a Christian sacrament that publicly declares one’s Christian faith, is performed by dunking the baptized into a body of water and pulled out again as a symbol of Christ’s resurrection from the dead into a new life. Faith is an integral part of the orphans life and a milestone to their upbringing and education of morality.

DR Congo: Daily Edit
Images originally posted to instagram from the field (7/11/14 thru 7/24/14)

Hariza Kidoge stands hidden among bouquets of local plants, his peers and a growing crowd on the shore of Lake Tanganyika. He and five other orphans were baptized in the early morning by their faith leaders.

Baptism, a Christian sacrament that publicly declares one’s Christian faith, is performed by dunking the baptized into a body of water and pulled out again as a symbol of Christ’s resurrection from the dead into a new life. Faith is an integral part of the orphans life and a milestone to their upbringing and education of morality.