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Crackland

<p>A drug user smokes crack in the part of Sao Paulo's Luz neighborhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), Brazil, March 26, 2010. After 30 years of heavy drug trafficking and abuse in the district, Sao Paulo City Hall is implementing a program to clean up Crackland but the problem is only worsening. REUTERS/Fernando Donasci </p>

A drug user smokes crack in the part of Sao Paulo's Luz neighborhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), Brazil, March 26, 2010. After 30 years of heavy drug trafficking and abuse in the district, Sao Paulo City Hall is implementing a program to clean...more

A drug user smokes crack in the part of Sao Paulo's Luz neighborhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), Brazil, March 26, 2010. After 30 years of heavy drug trafficking and abuse in the district, Sao Paulo City Hall is implementing a program to clean up Crackland but the problem is only worsening. REUTERS/Fernando Donasci

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<p>Drug users smoke crack in the part of Sao Paulo's Luz neighborhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), March 26, 2010. REUTERS/Fernando Donasci </p>

Drug users smoke crack in the part of Sao Paulo's Luz neighborhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), March 26, 2010. REUTERS/Fernando Donasci

Drug users smoke crack in the part of Sao Paulo's Luz neighborhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), March 26, 2010. REUTERS/Fernando Donasci

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<p>A policeman patrols near a sleeping crack user in the part of Sao Paulo's Luz neighborhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), March 27, 2010. REUTERS/Fernando Donasci </p>

A policeman patrols near a sleeping crack user in the part of Sao Paulo's Luz neighborhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), March 27, 2010. REUTERS/Fernando Donasci

A policeman patrols near a sleeping crack user in the part of Sao Paulo's Luz neighborhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), March 27, 2010. REUTERS/Fernando Donasci

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<p>A girl (3rd L) deals crack in the part of Sao Paulo's Luz neighborhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), April 28, 2010. REUTERS/Fernando Donasci </p>

A girl (3rd L) deals crack in the part of Sao Paulo's Luz neighborhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), April 28, 2010. REUTERS/Fernando Donasci

A girl (3rd L) deals crack in the part of Sao Paulo's Luz neighborhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), April 28, 2010. REUTERS/Fernando Donasci

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<p>A pregnant woman smokes crack in the part of Sao Paulo's Luz neighborhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), March 27, 2010. REUTERS/Fernando Donasci</p>

A pregnant woman smokes crack in the part of Sao Paulo's Luz neighborhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), March 27, 2010. REUTERS/Fernando Donasci

A pregnant woman smokes crack in the part of Sao Paulo's Luz neighborhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), March 27, 2010. REUTERS/Fernando Donasci

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<p>A pregnant woman smokes crack in the part of Sao Paulo's Luz neighborhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), March 27, 2010. REUTERS/Fernando Donasci</p>

A pregnant woman smokes crack in the part of Sao Paulo's Luz neighborhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), March 27, 2010. REUTERS/Fernando Donasci

A pregnant woman smokes crack in the part of Sao Paulo's Luz neighborhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), March 27, 2010. REUTERS/Fernando Donasci

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<p>Drug users smoke crack in the part of Sao Paulo's Luz neighborhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), March 26, 2010. REUTERS/Fernando Donasci </p>

Drug users smoke crack in the part of Sao Paulo's Luz neighborhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), March 26, 2010. REUTERS/Fernando Donasci

Drug users smoke crack in the part of Sao Paulo's Luz neighborhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), March 26, 2010. REUTERS/Fernando Donasci

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<p>A women dealer negotiates crack with a user in the part of Sao Paulo's Luz neighborhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), March 27, 2010. REUTERS/Fernando Donasci </p>

A women dealer negotiates crack with a user in the part of Sao Paulo's Luz neighborhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), March 27, 2010. REUTERS/Fernando Donasci

A women dealer negotiates crack with a user in the part of Sao Paulo's Luz neighborhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), March 27, 2010. REUTERS/Fernando Donasci

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<p>Drug users smoke crack in the part of Sao Paulo's Luz neighborhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), April 28, 2010. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker </p>

Drug users smoke crack in the part of Sao Paulo's Luz neighborhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), April 28, 2010. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

Drug users smoke crack in the part of Sao Paulo's Luz neighborhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), April 28, 2010. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

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<p>A drug user carries a crack pipe in the part of Sao Paulo's Luz neighborhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), April 29, 2010. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker </p>

A drug user carries a crack pipe in the part of Sao Paulo's Luz neighborhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), April 29, 2010. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

A drug user carries a crack pipe in the part of Sao Paulo's Luz neighborhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), April 29, 2010. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

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<p>A pregnant woman smokes crack in the part of Sao Paulo's Luz neighborhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), March 27, 2010. REUTERS/Fernando Donasci </p>

A pregnant woman smokes crack in the part of Sao Paulo's Luz neighborhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), March 27, 2010. REUTERS/Fernando Donasci

A pregnant woman smokes crack in the part of Sao Paulo's Luz neighborhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), March 27, 2010. REUTERS/Fernando Donasci

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<p>Drug users smoke crack in the part of Sao Paulo's Luz neighborhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), March 27, 2010. REUTERS/Fernando Donasci </p>

Drug users smoke crack in the part of Sao Paulo's Luz neighborhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), March 27, 2010. REUTERS/Fernando Donasci

Drug users smoke crack in the part of Sao Paulo's Luz neighborhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), March 27, 2010. REUTERS/Fernando Donasci

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<p>Drug users smoke crack in the part of Sao Paulo's Luz neighborhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), April 28, 2010. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker </p>

Drug users smoke crack in the part of Sao Paulo's Luz neighborhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), April 28, 2010. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

Drug users smoke crack in the part of Sao Paulo's Luz neighborhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), April 28, 2010. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

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<p>A pregnant woman carries a crack pipe in the part of Sao Paulo's Luz neighborhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), April 28, 2010.  REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker</p>

A pregnant woman carries a crack pipe in the part of Sao Paulo's Luz neighborhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), April 28, 2010. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

A pregnant woman carries a crack pipe in the part of Sao Paulo's Luz neighborhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), April 28, 2010. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

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<p>A pedestrian carries her child past crack dealers and users in the part of Sao Paulo's Luz neighborhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), April 28, 2010. REUTERS/Fernando Donasci </p>

A pedestrian carries her child past crack dealers and users in the part of Sao Paulo's Luz neighborhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), April 28, 2010. REUTERS/Fernando Donasci

A pedestrian carries her child past crack dealers and users in the part of Sao Paulo's Luz neighborhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), April 28, 2010. REUTERS/Fernando Donasci

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<p>Drug users smoke crack in the part of Sao Paulo's Luz neighborhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), March 27, 2010. REUTERS/Fernando Donasci </p>

Drug users smoke crack in the part of Sao Paulo's Luz neighborhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), March 27, 2010. REUTERS/Fernando Donasci

Drug users smoke crack in the part of Sao Paulo's Luz neighborhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), March 27, 2010. REUTERS/Fernando Donasci

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<p>A pregnant woman sleeps after smoking crack in the part of Sao Paulo's Luz neighborhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), March 27, 2010. REUTERS/Fernando Donasci </p>

A pregnant woman sleeps after smoking crack in the part of Sao Paulo's Luz neighborhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), March 27, 2010. REUTERS/Fernando Donasci

A pregnant woman sleeps after smoking crack in the part of Sao Paulo's Luz neighborhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), March 27, 2010. REUTERS/Fernando Donasci

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<p>Drug users smoke crack in the part of Sao Paulo's Luz neighborhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), March 27, 2010. REUTERS/Fernando Donasci </p>

Drug users smoke crack in the part of Sao Paulo's Luz neighborhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), March 27, 2010. REUTERS/Fernando Donasci

Drug users smoke crack in the part of Sao Paulo's Luz neighborhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), March 27, 2010. REUTERS/Fernando Donasci

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<p>A crack user takes a shower under a drain pipe during a rainstorm in the part of Sao Paulo's Luz neighborhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), March 27, 2010. REUTERS/Fernando Donasci </p>

A crack user takes a shower under a drain pipe during a rainstorm in the part of Sao Paulo's Luz neighborhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), March 27, 2010. REUTERS/Fernando Donasci

A crack user takes a shower under a drain pipe during a rainstorm in the part of Sao Paulo's Luz neighborhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), March 27, 2010. REUTERS/Fernando Donasci

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<p>Addicts sleep after smoking crack in the part of Sao Paulo's Luz neighborhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), March 28, 2010. REUTERS/Fernando Donasci </p>

Addicts sleep after smoking crack in the part of Sao Paulo's Luz neighborhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), March 28, 2010. REUTERS/Fernando Donasci

Addicts sleep after smoking crack in the part of Sao Paulo's Luz neighborhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), March 28, 2010. REUTERS/Fernando Donasci

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