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PHNOM PENH, Cambodia—Khen (left), age 15, had been prostituting herself for the past year; today she's HIV positive. When both of Khoun’s (right) parents died, she was sold for $30 to a family who sold her to a brothel for $100. She, too, is HIV positive. Khen and Khoun live in a safe house for young former prostitutes, 1998.
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Requiem in Samba
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Living in the poor favelas of Brazil, photographer Alex Majoli encountered a beautiful but violent culture shaped by the constant specter of death. During his time there, he also discovered a different outlook on life captured in the sounds of samba.

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Ladies of the Night
Ladies of the Night
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In this gallery, Magnum photographers explore the varied lives and circumstances of women in the oldest profession in the world.

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