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CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - MAY 3: Deborah Schericka, age 32, stands outside her tin shack with her son Frazier Sherick, age 10, on May 3, 2010, in Blikkiesdorp about 40 kilometers south of Cape Town, South Africa. Deborah used to live on the streets of Central Cape Town and she was recently forced to move away and dumped at this site. She had lived for years on the streets of Cape Town. The street people who refused to move here were put in prisons, such as Pollsmoor. Blikkiesdorp, which is Afrikaans for "Tin Can Town", was given its name by its residents because of the row-upon-row of tin-like shacks made of corrugated iron. It was built by the City of Cape Town in 1997 and about 1600 one-roomed shacks were built. It has been known for its bad conditions and a dumping ground for shack dwellers from other areas around Cape Town. Recently many street people in Cape Town has been forcefully removed and relocated to this place. The ones that have refused has been put in holdings cells or prisons such as Pollsmoor Prison. This campaign has  identified in the preparation for the soccer World Cup, who starts on June 11, 2010 and goes on for a month. The City of Cape Town doesn't want international visitors to be hassled by street people. (Photo by Per-Anders Pettersson)
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