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Delcina only drinks rain water after Rio Doce was poisoned in a mining dam break

The 77 year old Delcina lives on the banks of the river Doce. Because she believes that the drinking water sold here is poisoned water of the Rio Doce, she turned to collecting rainwater, which she stores it in plastic canisters as her reservoir.

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Date Taken: 06.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Copyright: © Thomas Byczkowski