12 Awesome Photos Of Young Afghans Skateboarding

Heartwarming images from Skateistan, a non-profit skateboarding school based in Kabul that aims to empower and unite Afghan youth.

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A volunteer named Erika in front of the Taliban-destroyed Buddhas of Bamiyan.

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Madina in downtown Kabul.

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Skating in Panjshir Valley.

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Skate instructor Mirwais in Kabul.

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Via Facebook: skateistan

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