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Erick Rosales shovels sand and mud in Jocotenango, Sacatapequez, Guatemala on Friday, Oct. 21, 2005 that collected after a nearby river flooded in early October during heavy rains associated with Hurricane Stan, sending water and mud several feet high through Jocotenango and destroying several homes, including that of Rosales and his family. Rosales, a former Los Angeles, Calif. gang member who returned to Guatemala two years ago to escape gang life, said he will try to sell the sand to road builders in order to make a meager living. Torrential rains and mudslides killed or made missing thousands of Guatemalans in early October.<br />
Erick Rosales shovels sand and mud in Jocotenango, Sacatapequez, Guatemala on Friday, Oct. 21, 2005 that collected after a nearby river flooded in early October during heavy rains associated with Hurricane Stan, sending water and mud several feet high through Jocotenango and destroying several homes, including that of Rosales and his family. Rosales, a former Los Angeles, Calif. gang member who returned to Guatemala two years ago to escape gang life, said he will try to sell the sand to road...
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