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survive despite exceptionally difficult circumstances against them. They show resilience in a world that is oppositional to their survival. The children try their upmost to provide whatever income they can for their families, therefore not only helping the economy but also the survival of the ever−decreasing Afghanastani family and community. It is heart− warming as an audience to see two young children work together despite the very difficult circumstances, they are placed in. Both children split the proceeds of begging fairly amongst each other instead of showing rivalry and greed for survival, they support, nurture and persevere through very hostile situations and show true kindred of the human spirit triumphing over adverse times. Busfield certainly depicts how the lives of children like Fawad have been completely changed due to the impact