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The Hard Life of Sudan's Gold Miners

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Tamara Hayes (185)
Wednesday July 31, 2013, 5:36 am
What a horrible life for these people just to satisfy another greed of mankind. And you can be sure they see very little profit for all of their efforts. Thanks Cal.

Malgorzata Zmuda (198)
Wednesday July 31, 2013, 11:19 am
praca bardzo ciężka, ale zdjęcia piękne.

S J (130)
Wednesday July 31, 2013, 2:28 pm
Why don't their lives as worth as gold they risk their lives for?
Noted, thanks Cal.

Helen Porter (39)
Wednesday July 31, 2013, 7:37 pm
It's change we need, world wide change.

Always it has been this way.

Lives cannot compete with money,

It is our mission to change

and change we shall,

Shawna S (45)
Wednesday July 31, 2013, 9:00 pm
Thanks Cal :")
Sadly these mines exist due to demand for gold. Also sadly those who work in them do so to make less than a poverty level income. Makes you wonder where the benefits are...what drives them.

Stuart Thomas (497)
Wednesday July 31, 2013, 10:03 pm
Noted and went through the pictures.

Those miners have a hard life!

Thank you for the posting, Cal.

Sheila D (194)
Wednesday July 31, 2013, 10:08 pm
Can't afford anything gold. Only have a gold ring, from my grandmother. Never had need for gold. Such a hard life, puts my complaints into prespective. No dust storms here, no being crushed in a cave-in, no slave wages...I'm warm and dry and reasonably healthy. Noted with thanks.

Lona G (80)
Thursday August 1, 2013, 2:59 am
Noted. As in Brazil and South-Africa gold miners are the poorest of the poor, working and living as slaves to get their families, which is far away, some money to survive. And the price of gold only depends on the stock market,not on their wages. It's just another commodity to invest in.

Marija M (31)
Thursday August 1, 2013, 3:55 am
Slaves everyhere! Tks for posting

Birgit W (160)
Thursday August 1, 2013, 1:57 pm
We are all treated like slaves by the big corporations.

Rose Becke (141)
Thursday August 1, 2013, 4:00 pm

Past Member (0)
Thursday August 1, 2013, 11:49 pm
Thank you Cal. I needed to have this kind of informations...

Anne P (174)
Friday August 2, 2013, 5:39 am
The world is a dismal place for many of its people. Makes me very sad. Thanks for sharing this story, Cal.

Sergio Padilla (65)
Sunday August 4, 2013, 1:08 pm
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