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Wednesday, October 30, 2013

The Heavy-Lifting 'Mule Women' of Melilla

Photo Credit: Fernando Del Berro BBC

Massive bales are everywhere, all wrapped in cardboard, cloth and sacking and fastened with tape and rope.
And under the immense bales, obscured and bent double by the size of their loads, are Moroccan women. 
They are the mule women of Melilla, known locally as porteadoras.

My Notes: This has got to hurt. I have hurt myself so many times just from carrying things
up the stairs. Does this have to be done this way? Surely someone has paved a way , a road, with a truck? 

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BBC News - The heavy-lifting 'mule women' of Melilla

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