July 5, 2013
Childhood Lost in Burkina Faso Gold Mines
5 of 13
Photo: Larry C. Price
Down the Shaft
Gripping knotted ropes, Joseph, 15, and Germain, 12, work their way down a hand-dug, 150-foot-deep mine shaft near Kollo, a mining village near Tiebele, Burkina Faso.
In Burkina Faso's Gold Mines, Children Toil Along With Adults