Migrant Seamstress, 2002

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UploadedJuly 29, 2009
TakenDecember 24, 2002
Exposure1/100 sec at f/2.4
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length44.7 mm
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Nanda learns to sew to supplement her migrant family's income in the Ambewadi slums outside Mumbai, India. These illegal settlement communities have little poltical say and often lack basic sanitation, water and electric, although residents often string together their own ingenious ad hoc systems.

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