The Day Laborers of Sulaimaniyah - Ali Arkady

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Every morning in Sulaimaniyah a large number of laborers gather, looking for work.  They earn very little if they're lucky to find work at all.  It's hard work and the workers themselves have no rights.  They do this sort of work to help their families and put their children through school because they don't want them to suffer like their fathers.  Although the work is hard, it is respected because these are the men who build our homes.  With these photographs, I want to show a life that very few of us see.