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Back when Turkey was still under military rule, Victor d’Allant spent several months in the eastern part of the country, in small cities like Sivas, Erzincan, Erzurum, Kars, Agri, … He even crossed several times into Syria and Iran.


He got into trouble with the authorities, but managed to bring back his photos.

Forty years later, Victor d'Allant went back to Erzurum to look for the seven children playing in the snow, one of the photos he took on his first visit. Local journalists covered his unusual quest and he was even profiled on the national evening news, TRT Sicak Haber (Hot News).


He has yet to identify the Seven Children of Erzurum, but he is not giving up. 

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