Finbarr O'Reilly

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Hope blooms in smiles of Kinshasa polio kids

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After another tense day of photographing riots, mob violence and gun battles in the Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) capital Kinshasa, I head not to the nearest bar, but to a dilapidated compound, home to children crippled by polio. There, among dozens of twisted bodies and withered limbs, the day's tension melts away.