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Exploring the World’s Largest Slums Jarred Me with 5 Eye-Opening Insights
We’ve no idea how bloody privileged we all are
Pinching my nose against the putrefying odor with one hand, I swatted mosquitoes with the other.
As we walked through Dharavi’s plastic district, emaciated soot-stained faces looked up briefly — before returning to their hammering and coughing.
We leaped out of the way as a bent old man hauling a massive bale of plastic scrap came jogging.
The path was the garbage dump. Recycled plastic heaps were the beds. Toxic fumes were their oxygen. Stale tea was their breakfast — soggy bread was their lunch.
How in the bloody world could people survive in such conditions?