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Fire, Tires, and Poverty by vinnymack Fire, Tires, and Poverty by vinnymack
By Vincent T Joachim
Website: [link]

In March 1999, gas prices doubled in Ecuador and mass protest erupted throughout the country as a result. The citizens employed a successful protest technique by digging trenches in the road and lighting tires on fire. It brought the countries economy to a standstill and the govenment was forced to compromise.

This scene shows street kids in the middle of the chaos.

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Given 2010-06-08
Suggester says,"I'm really touched when the artist said, 'This scene shows street kids in the middle of the chaos.' It's really a shame that some kids are seeing this kind of situations right before their eyes and innocence. Children play a very important role in building our future so we need to take good care of them too."
Fire, Tires, and Poverty by ~vinnymack

[Photojournalism / Natural Events]
( Suggested by jcroxas and Featured by Timothy-Sim )
Guardian54 Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2013  Student General Artist
“Always the innocent are the first victims. So it has been for ages past, so it is now.” -Ronan, in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone-
calistapowell Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2012
I am doing a school project on the topic of "lost voices" for my university class and am required to make a digital story using photos as long as I am able to gain permission. Would you allow me to use this photo?
vinnymack Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2012  Professional Photographer
Yes you cna. But it's probably 2 late. I don't check deviant art to often anymore...Maybe I shall return.
Pasywna Featured By Owner May 3, 2011
So eloquent... Poor kids, have to watch this all happening. Love the shot.
faresfrancis Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2011
Lebanese Children's Foundation always concern about our children around the world.
Angie-Pictures Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2011
Great work. Congratulations to the DD. :clap:
leonius Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
I represent a CSR-related non profit organization. We would love to use this photograph on our website, and would like to have your permission.
The photograph would not be used for any commercial purposes, as our organization only connects community workers and is run by voluntary workers as well.
vinnymack Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2010  Professional Photographer
I haven't logged on in a long time. Please provide more info such as website etc to my inbox. Thanks.
enemaceruleo2 Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2010
bonita foto mucha catarsis
RezzanATAKOL Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2010
Congratilations on the DD:heart:
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