This image was considered for The Week in Pictures, but didn't make the final edit. The tiny toes coming out of the bottom of the boy's shoes are an important detail the photographer is able to bring to our attention when in a larger photo, we may never have noticed.
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A school boy wears worn-out shoes as he carries a plastic bottle he filled with river water as he and others head back to school in Nanyuki. A sweeping drought across East Africa has left millions of people at risk of starvation, in a region plagued by increasingly erratic rainfall.