2003 Photo Contest, Daily Life, 3rd prize

Mona Reeder

The Dallas Morning News

24 January, 2002

Workers make clay bricks in a wood-burning kiln outside Kabul. After being fired in the kiln, the bricks are sun-dried, then loaded by hand into trucks. Many brick factories had been lying idle because conflict in Afghanistan had ravaged the economy. But as rehabilitation programs fostered rebuilding and the construction of schools, the brickyards began to re-open.

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Mona Reeder

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