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    I'm furious about my squandered nation.

    Monday, October 22, 2007

    speaking of free trade, Child Labor Persists in India Despite New Laws


    At the bottom of the heap are boys like a rag-picker, who earns money by rummaging through garbage heaps. There are no laws keeping children from picking trash. He claims to earn an average of $15 a week by picking through trash 12 hours a day. He has seven siblings, three of them in school. His father works in a park and his mother at a flour mill.


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