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Childhood Lost in Burkina Faso Gold Mines

Working with Adults

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Working with Adults

A child works alongside her mother at a mining site in Burkina Faso, where photographer Larry C. Price visited to document the child labor. After the ground is cleared of trees and grass, digging begins at a frantic pace for bits of gold.