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Photo Essay: Scenes from Guatemala

Waiting for Class

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Photo: Talea Miller

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Waiting for Class

Indigenous women in San Marcos La Laguna wait for a class on family planning methods put on by community educators. It's not unusal for women in this region to have as many as 10 children.