When a child dies, some parents quell their pain with the belief that their child is among the angels. Others find comfort in knowing their child is at rest.
They know there is a place where, in moments of quiet despair, they can drop to their knees and grieve the absence of their little body to hold.
So when photojournalist Saul Martinez learned that, in his home country of Guatemala, deceased children were being exhumed from their places of rest and being disposed of in a public burial pit, it struck him as inconceivable.
“I set out to find this cemetery that I …read more