Urban Slums of Medellin, Colombia : News Photo

Urban Slums of Medellin, Colombia

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MEDELLIN, COLOMBIA - JANUARY 5: View of the covered escalators running 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: View of the covered escalators running 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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January 05, 2013
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