FEATURE: LIVING, REAL LIVING
Friday 20th of January 2012
DAGUPAN CITY—They had everything that they needed to live—a house, a close family, a source of livelihood and a community that could nurture them in the only way that most of them knew.
They had everything—yet, they had nothing.
For some of the 70 families in Dagupan City, living in the dumpsite has been the only way of life that they knew.
To them, the then hundred meters wide and thrice long pile of garbage that usually reached as high as a bus was a source of living, a source of merchandise that they could not find elsewhere.
Every day, every family member—from the young children, to their pa...
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