Young Miner – Potosi, Bolivia

Young Miner - Potosi, Bolivia
© November 24 2009, Uncornered Market

We met this young miner on our way out. He was at level three or four in the mine. He told us he was twelve years old and had ten more hours to go in his shift (he had been working four hours already).

Taken in a mine at Cerro Rico in Potosi, Bolivia.

Read: Potosi, Bolivia: Through Children’s Eyes