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Homeless tours show visitors "dark side" of Prague

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PETR JOSEK

55-year-old homeless Honza B. smokes a used cigarette butt as he escorts his tour group in Prague October 26, 2012. Honza B. works for a student-run tour agency Pragulic as a tour guide that shows tourists the sides of Prague that sightseers would normally avoid. REUTERS/Petr Josek

55-year-old homeless Honza B. smokes a used cigarette butt as he escorts his tour group in Prague October 26, 2012. Honza B. works for a student-run tour agency Pragulic as a tour guide that shows tourists the sides of Prague that sightseers would normally avoid. REUTERS/Petr Josek
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38-year-old homeless tour guide Karim (2nd L) rehearses for a performance at a volunteer theatre in Prague November 6, 2012. Karim works for a student-run tour agency Pragulic as a tour guide that shows tourists the sides of Prague that sightseers would normally avoid. REUTERS/Petr Josek

38-year-old homeless tour guide Karim (2nd L) rehearses for a performance at a volunteer theatre in Prague November 6, 2012. Karim works for a student-run tour agency Pragulic as a tour guide that shows tourists the sides of Prague that sightseers would normally avoid. REUTERS/Petr Josek
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38-year-old homeless tour guide Karim (R) meets with his tour group in Prague November 2, 2012. Karim works for a student-run tour agency Pragulic as a tour guide that shows tourists the sides of Prague that sightseers would normally avoid. REUTERS/Petr Josek

38-year-old homeless tour guide Karim (R) meets with his tour group in Prague November 2, 2012. Karim works for a student-run tour agency Pragulic as a tour guide that shows tourists the sides of Prague that sightseers would normally avoid. REUTERS/Petr Josek
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38-year-old homeless tour guide Karim enters Prague's main railway station to start his tour in Prague November 20, 2012. Karim works for a student-run tour agency Pragulic as a tour guide that shows tourists the sides of Prague that sightseers would normally avoid. REUTERS/Petr Josek

38-year-old homeless tour guide Karim enters Prague's main railway station to start his tour in Prague November 20, 2012. Karim works for a student-run tour agency Pragulic as a tour guide that shows tourists the sides of Prague that sightseers would normally avoid. REUTERS/Petr Josek
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Fingers of 38-year-old homeless tour guide Karim are seen covered with jewelled rings at Prague's main railway station in Prague November 20, 2012. REUTERS/Petr Josek

Fingers of 38-year-old homeless tour guide Karim are seen covered with jewelled rings at Prague's main railway station in Prague November 20, 2012. REUTERS/Petr Josek
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38-year-old homeless tour guide Karim, whose eyes are outlined by black makeup, sits at Prague's main railway station during his tour in Prague November 20, 2012.

38-year-old homeless tour guide Karim, whose eyes are outlined by black makeup, sits at Prague's main railway station during his tour in Prague November 20, 2012.
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38-year-old homeless tour guide Karim stands at the Prague's main railway station during his tour in Prague November 20, 2012. Karim works for a student-run tour agency Pragulic as a tour guide that shows tourists the sides of Prague that sightseers would normally avoid. REUTERS/Petr Josek

38-year-old homeless tour guide Karim stands at the Prague's main railway station during his tour in Prague November 20, 2012. Karim works for a student-run tour agency Pragulic as a tour guide that shows tourists the sides of Prague that sightseers would normally avoid. REUTERS/Petr Josek
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DAVID W CERNY

55-year-old homeless Honza B. shows his tour group how he sells thrown-out books collected from garbage containers in Prague December 7, 2012. Honza B. works for a student-run tour agency Pragulic as a tour guide that shows tourists the sides of Prague that sightseers would normally avoid. REUTERS/David W Cerny

55-year-old homeless Honza B. shows his tour group how he sells thrown-out books collected from garbage containers in Prague December 7, 2012. Honza B. works for a student-run tour agency Pragulic as a tour guide that shows tourists the sides of Prague that sightseers would normally avoid. REUTERS/David W Cerny
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55-year-old homeless Honza B. shows his tour group how he searches for thrown-out books in garbage containers in Prague December 7, 2012. Honza B. works for a student-run tour agency Pragulic as a guide that shows tourists the sides of Prague that sightseers would normally avoid. REUTERS/David W Cerny

55-year-old homeless Honza B. shows his tour group how he searches for thrown-out books in garbage containers in Prague December 7, 2012. Honza B. works for a student-run tour agency Pragulic as a guide that shows tourists the sides of Prague that sightseers would normally avoid. REUTERS/David W Cerny
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