Urban Slums of Medellin, Colombia : News Photo

Urban Slums of Medellin, Colombia

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MEDELLIN, COLOMBIA - JANUARY 5: Children use the escalators in '20 de Julio' neighborhood in the Comuna 13 slums on January 5, 2013 in Medellin, Colombia. The stairway is divided into six sections and has a length of 1,260 feet. An escalator goes up and a second goes down.Residents used to climb hundreds of steps to get home from the bottom of the hill, but the journey now takes just 6 minutes. Comuna 13 is the most notorious slums of Medellin with violence occurring everyday. (Photo by Kaveh Kazemi/Getty Images)
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MEDELLIN, COLOMBIA - JANUARY 5: Children use the escalators in '20 de Julio' neighborhood in the Comuna 13 slums on January 5, 2013 in Medellin, Colombia. The stairway is divided into six sections and has a length of 1,260 feet. An escalator goes up and a second goes down.Residents used to climb hundreds of steps to get home from the bottom of the hill, but the journey now takes just 6 minutes. Comuna 13 is the most notorious slums of Medellin with violence occurring everyday. (Photo by Kaveh Kazemi/Getty Images)
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Children use the escalators in '20 de Julio' neighborhood in the... News Photo 160757617Antioquia,Child,Colombia,Escalator,Horizontal,Lifestyles,Medellin - Colombia,Poverty,Residential District,Slum,Social Issues,TravelPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Kaveh KazemiMEDELLIN, COLOMBIA - JANUARY 5: Children use the escalators in '20 de Julio' neighborhood in the Comuna 13 slums on January 5, 2013 in Medellin, Colombia. The stairway is divided into six sections and has a length of 1,260 feet. An escalator goes up and a second goes down.Residents used to climb hundreds of steps to get home from the bottom of the hill, but the journey now takes just 6 minutes. Comuna 13 is the most notorious slums of Medellin with violence occurring everyday. (Photo by Kaveh Kazemi/Getty Images)