Bangladesh: Born To Work by GB Akash

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8 year old Alamin wears a policeman's shoe, which he has found among the piles of waste on Kajla rubbish dump.  It is one of three landfill sites in this city of twelve million people.  Around 5,000 tonnes of garbage are dumped here each day and over a thousand people work among the rubbish, sorting through the waste and collecting items to sell to retailers for recycling.