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Luz Elena Ramos Terrones—a newspaper vendor or canillita as they are known locally—sits on the sidewalk sorting and collating inserts into newspapers. She arrived at 3:30 a.m. to the editorial house’s distribution centre to receive newspapers for concession. Once she finishes, she will take them to her newspaper kiosk with her market cart. She is a member of an organization affiliated to the National Federation of Newspapers, Magazines and Lottery Vendors (Federación Nacional de Vendedores de Diarios, Revistas y Loterías del Perú, FENVENDRELP). . Special Instructions - Partial release: not all subjects signed our form of model release MRLIMA-030


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Lima, Peru

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Juan Arredondo/Getty Images/Images of Empowerment