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National geographic woman with blue eyes


Afghan Girl is a photographic portrait of Sharbat Gula Pashto: The image is of an adolescent girl with green eyes in a red headscarf looking intensely at the camera.

The identity of the photo's subject was not initially known, but in earlyshe was identified as Sharbat Gula. She was an Afghan woman who was living in the Nasir Bagh refugee camp in Pakistan during the time of the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan when she was photographed.

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