Black and White

A tired-looking sidewalk vendor patiently pushes his cart across a pedestrian crossing along Session Road, Baguio City (256 kms north of Manila). The white, straight lines across the pedestrian crossing, viewed together with the vendor’s black shirt, create a view of life as many of the country’s poor see it – a seemingly lifelong struggle to earn a decent living, despite the odds of poverty.

Vol. VII, No. 36, October 14-20, 2007

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