Members of the Maasai Warriors cricket team take part in a practice session on the beach in Mombasa, on March 6, 2012. The group of young Maasai warriors from the Laikipia region formed a cricket team with big hopes: to promote healthy living, to spread awareness about HIV/AIDS and women's issues. On the right is team captain Nissan Jonathan Ole Meshami. (Carl De Souza/AFP/Getty Images)
This is one of the images included in The Atlantic's 2012: The Year in Photos.