A Portrait of the Mumbai Slums Part I

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I have just returned from a trip photographing the slums of Mumbai for 15 days, living, eating and spending time with the people who live there and thought some people may want to see a few of the resulting images
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Sat on the roadside eating scraps off the floor this child was one of the first sights of the true Mumbai

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Running up to me this kid insisted on having his photo taken by me

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Kids playing in the slums through a closed door into one of the houses

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In the slums running water is non existant so people wash using water collected from elsewhere

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Street kids beg on the trains while cleaning the compartment in an effort to "work for their money"

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One of the street kids

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often older kids are put in charge of the younger kids for the whole day becoming guardians at a very young age
 
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