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Displaced Afghan children sift garbage for recyclables to sell

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An Afghan Pashtun boy, who said he was forced from the troubled province of Baglan due to threats from the Taliban, looks on as he winds up for the day after scavenging for recyclables at a garbage dump site on Nov. 14, 2012 in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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Afghan children wind up and collect their takings for the day after scavenging for recyclables at a garbage dump site.

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Afghan Pashtun boys, warm themselves by a fire near to a garbage dump site at night.

Children working at the garbage site in Kabul said they can make up to 90 Afghans (USD $1.75) per day collecting cans and other recyclable materials for sale. If they were to stay and work in their home province, with limited options for employment, and join the Police or Army, the Taliban threatened they would come for them and their families, they said.

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