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Fevered by hopes of striking it rich, illegal miners claw sacks of “money stone” –gold ore- from the Pra River in Ghana. Their toll feeds the world’s hunger for gold, and leaves a ruined landscape in its wake.
- RANDY OLSON
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- Contained in galleries
- The Price of GOLD_National Geographic magazine_1/2009