Photographer's Note

This is Managua's landfill. It stretches as far as the eye can see, set on a plateau above one of the poorest neighborhoods in the country. Here over five hundred people live, sleep, eat and play. It is not a life they choose out of want, but forced into by circumstance. In the next two weeks, I will post the photo story of this horrible place. This modern day tragety.

A young child plays among the heaps of garabage that he calls home. He plays with the toys that other children deemed unworthy and broken.

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Additional Photos by Mark Gong (markgong) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 138 W: 41 N: 325] (2840)
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