Afghan Barbie - 
An Afghan girl sits on the ground dressing her doll while playing in an alley in Kabul, Afghanistan, on April 3. (Muhammed Muheisen/Associated Press) 
HH: Cultural Change takes place in many ways. Toys and imagery are one inroad.

Afghan Barbie - 

An Afghan girl sits on the ground dressing her doll while playing in an alley in Kabul, Afghanistan, on April 3. (Muhammed Muheisen/Associated Press) 

HH: Cultural Change takes place in many ways. Toys and imagery are one inroad.

Swathed in a silk chador, an Afghan woman returns from a Kabul market with caged goldfinches, once kept as pets for their melodic song (Thomas Abercrombie, 1967) National Geographic

Swathed in a silk chador, an Afghan woman returns from a Kabul market with caged goldfinches, once kept as pets for their melodic song (Thomas Abercrombie, 1967) 
National Geographic

Young Kyrgyz girl, Marbet, is getting her donkey ready to go to school, Afghanistan - Cedric Houin -  National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest 2012 

Young Kyrgyz girl, Marbet, is getting her donkey ready to go to school, Afghanistan - Cedric Houin -  National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest 2012 

Wicked Looking Mask - Marines
Returning from a week-long trip to Afghanistan, Marine Staff Sgt. Glen Silva sits in the back of the Black Hawk helicopter, wearing a protective airsoft mask at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, on December 9, 2012. The visit was called “Operation Proper Exit”, a program sponsored by Troops First Foundation, a non-profit organization that works to provide meaningful assistance to service members who have suffered devastating injuries in Iraq and Afghanistan. (US Army/Spc. Alexander Neely
HH: That mask is bad ass.

Wicked Looking Mask - Marines

Returning from a week-long trip to Afghanistan, Marine Staff Sgt. Glen Silva sits in the back of the Black Hawk helicopter, wearing a protective airsoft mask at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, on December 9, 2012. The visit was called “Operation Proper Exit”, a program sponsored by Troops First Foundation, a non-profit organization that works to provide meaningful assistance to service members who have suffered devastating injuries in Iraq and Afghanistan. (US Army/Spc. Alexander Neely

HH: That mask is bad ass.
Living in the ‘burbs, Kabul style
Capital growth: Low-income housing spreads into the hills surrounding the Afghan capital Kabul. Many are merely mud houses, without running water or electricity - and with open sewers running downhillRead more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2215793/Poverty-Kabul-style-One-million-residents-populate-steep-hills-Afghan-capital—long-way-high-life.html#ixzz28xhV5Csz Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook

Living in the ‘burbs, Kabul style

Capital growth: Low-income housing spreads into the hills surrounding the Afghan capital Kabul. Many are merely mud houses, without running water or electricity - and with open sewers running downhill

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2215793/Poverty-Kabul-style-One-million-residents-populate-steep-hills-Afghan-capital—long-way-high-life.html#ixzz28xhV5Csz 
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Afghan student women attend a maths class under a tent at the Nangarhar University campus in Jalalabad. 
Photograph: Noorullah Shirzada/AFP/Getty Images

Afghan student women attend a maths class under a tent at the Nangarhar University campus in Jalalabad.

Photograph: Noorullah Shirzada/AFP/Getty Images

A young resident of the hillside neighborhood of Jamal Mina rides a donkey down to a water collection point high above Kabul. Photograph: Roberto Schmidt/AFP/Getty Images

A young resident of the hillside neighborhood of Jamal Mina rides a donkey down to a water collection point high above Kabul. Photograph: Roberto Schmidt/AFP/Getty Images