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THEY CALL IT HOME
This photo story was produced for the Arizona Republic on a squatter community in Nogales, Mexico.
The lure of US border plants near the border brought hope and
jobs to hundreds of Mexicans, but the price was lack of adequate housing.
Communities popped up on private land
overwhelming parts of Nogales with huts made of cardboard and plywood without adequate water, no electricity and no sewer favorites.
Here are some images of the proud people
in one of those settlements.
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