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Joys and Sorrows of Life in Cairo

Personal struggles in the Middle East’s largest city are as varied as the city’s eclectic landscape, with ancient urban neighborhoods, breezy suburban residences and sometimes dusty, crowded streets, all sprawling along side the Nile River. Among the visitors and residents of Cairo are Egyptian people struggling with everything from high prices and scarce jobs to finding a good place to play football. On the streets of the Egyptian capital photographer Hamada Elrasam finds insight into the joys and sorrows of life in Cairo.

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