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Photo Essay: Working in Hell

May 29, 2009

From Foreign Policy, a startling look into the lives of Indonesian sulfur miners:

Working with oozing molten sulfur at a steaming crater lake, the miners of Indonesia’s Kawah Ijen volcano endure wheezing lungs and bloodshot eyes to haul heavy slabs of the bright-yellow element, used in everything from cosmetics to gunpowder.

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