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Toy Story: Amazing Photos of Children From Around the World With Their Favorite Toys

Liz Dwyer

Italian photographer Gabriele Galimberti spent 18 months photographing children across the globe with their most prized possessions: toys. From dinosaurs and Barbie dolls to guns and pink guitars, Galimberti saw it all. But “the richest children were more possessive." he says, "At the beginning, they wouldn’t want me to touch their toys, and I would need more time before they would let me play with them."

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  • Yasha Wallin

    I love this series. The kid with the guns is the most alarming, and I love the girl with her cows!

    • Liz Dwyer

      Yes, the kid with the guns was something else! I also love how he talked about how the kids in Africa preferred playing outside with each other to playing with toys.