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Waste Land: A Scavenger Since the Age of Seven

Clip: Season 12 | 52s

Suelem has worked as a catador ("garbage picker") since she was 7 years old and describes it as an honest living, preferable to other alternatives available to the poor living in Rio de Janeiro.

Aired: 04/19/11

Rating: TV-PG

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