Portrait Of A Miner – Potosi, Bolivia

Portrait of a Miner - Potosi, Bolivia
© November 24 2009, Uncornered Market

A miner has a large wad of coca leaves in his cheek. The coca leaves give energy and curb hunger, helping miners get through the day. Taken in a mine at Cerro Rico in Potosi, Bolivia.

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