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Family portrait of Irenio, 18, his sister Saquina, 16, and their brother and sister. Their father was killed a few years ago and their mother died of AIDS earlier this year. They live together in a shack in one of Maputo's poorest neighborhoods.

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author of this photograph:

Jeremias
Maputo project participant

people in this photograph:

Irenio
Maputo project participant
Saquina
Maputo project participant

publication details:

Posted 10:35PM on Wednesday, August 08, 2007 Pacific Time


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