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From trash to treasure
Children at the dump behind the home of Irenio and Saquina search through the garbage for things to play with. These two boys have found a toy mobile phone that plays a tune when the buttons are pressed. "This photo shows children who are friends," Jeremias says. "It's what we should all be."

comments from website visitors:

After spending 2 years in South Africa it is nice to see that people are starting to understand the multi-face of HIV and AIDS.
Betsy Corne
North Carolina
Posted Tuesday, June 10, 2008 12:50PM

I love this picture, it's such a great close-up on these boys, while in the background the dump sort of heaves and steams . . . like two different realities.
Mara W-M
Venice, CA
Posted Friday, August 10, 2007 9:34AM

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Jeremias
Maputo project participant

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Posted 11:13PM on Wednesday, August 08, 2007 Pacific Time


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