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Picture of a young girl in a plaid dress standing in front of three women in colorful saris in Bangladesh
November 1, 2021

Only Child

At a health clinic in Bangladesh, a young girl nestles into her pregnant mother's sari. Her mother will receive a checkup and advice for a healthy pregnancy. This photo originally appeared on the cover of the October 1998 issue.
Photograph by Karen Kasmauski, Nat Geo Image Collection
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