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13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Just Surviving

A young man in Africa sifts through garbage in efforts to make ends meet. While working in The Gambia, we stopped at a landfill and got a glimpse as to what life is like for those who need to find scraps of food, fuel for fire, blankets, and more.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Serrakunda, Gambia
Camera: Canon EOS 7D
Copyright: © Kathryn Cooper