Treasure…

is everywhere, if you’re willing to do some dirty work. Dani took a photograph of this little boy collecting fallen confetti at a street fair in Switzerland. She hoped the project was his idea and not a punishment…The look of concentration on his face makes me think not.

It reminds me of the starfish parable: the one about the kid who notices hundreds of starfish washing up on the beach and starts walking them back to the sea, one-by-one. An old man comes by and asks him, “Do you really think you’re making a difference?” and the boy says, “It makes a difference to this one!” and throws one more back before turning back to his work.

I’m just happy no grown-ups told this kid his task was futile.
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Recycling confetti in Bern, Switzerland.

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