Material World: Family Portraits

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The Abdulla family with all of their possessions pose for a portrait in front of their home in Kuwait City, Kuwait. Published in the book Material World, pages 236-237. Saif is a college professor who received his Ph.D. from Indiana University in the U.S. His older children have attended school in the U.S. as well.  Like many Kuwaitis the Abdullas enjoy a high standard of living, subsidized by the oil rich country. From Peter Menzel's Material World Project that showed 30 statistically average families in 30 countries with all their possessions.