For those of you who have seen Slumdog Millionaire, there's an incredible article in The New Yorker magazine about the children who live in the slums of Mumbai.
The piece in the New Yorker describes the poverty and life of one 13-year old boy. He barely survives by selling scrap metal from a nearby airport for a meagre profit. School is an unheard of luxury for such children.
You can read the abstract of the article here. If you're a New Yorker subscriber, you can get access to the article from the same page. The digital issue of the magazine is even available for purchase.
For a brief video diary on the New Yorker site of the lives of these children, click here.
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