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Portrait of a Miner - Potosi, Bolivia

Portrait of a Miner - Potosi, Bolivia

A miner has a large wad of coca leaves in his cheek. The coca leaves give energy and curb hunger, helping miners get through the day. Taken in a mine at Cerro Rico in Potosi, Bolivia. Read: Potosi, Bolivia: Through Children's Eyes © www.uncorneredmarket.com

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