Guatemalan youth hang out on a corner in Zone 8 of Guatemala City, Guatemala on Monday night, June 13, 2005 as Doctors Without Borders workers gather their names. Many of "los niños de la calle,"--the children of the streets--are addicted to paint thinner, soaking balls of cloth with it and holding the toxic rags to their mouths. The children and young adults prefer solvent to glue because it is cheaper and helps them forget their hunger pains and cold. Carlos Toledo,...more »
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