Inside the Mountain That Eats Men

Young miners in Potosí, Bolivia risk their lives each day.

Mining for Survival

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In the mid-17th Century this remote city, high in the Andes mountains, became one of the largest and richest cities in the world, with a population of almost 200,000. Today there are 120,000 people, and they still depend on the mine for work. (Jeffrey Kofman/ABC News)
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