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Childhood Lost in Burkina Faso Gold Mines

Crushing Rock

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Burkina FasoWorking with AdultsPanning for GoldMissing SchoolDown the ShaftCollecting the OreGold OreNew Mining Site'Kids Are Kids'A Deep SleepCrushing RockSupporting the FamilyTargeting Child Labor

Crushing Rock

Ore-crushing machines spew clouds of dust, which coat the children from head to toe.