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Trash walk
A boy walks barefoot through the dump located directly behind the home of Irenio and Saquina.

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God they need to be careful, at least wear some shoes while walking through there. My feet cringe looking at this photo.

Posted Thursday, September 06, 2007 1:34AM

I really love this image! I especially like the way you juxtaposed the boy’s bare feet with the sandal in the dump. I also like your decision to not show the boys face; the anonymous figure stands in for all the boys and girls who take this walk. Keep up your great work!
Santa Monica, CA
Posted Thursday, August 23, 2007 12:23PM

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author of this photograph:

Maputo project participant

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Posted 10:39PM on Wednesday, August 08, 2007 Pacific Time


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