Friday, January 29, 2010

Today's Reality Check: Eating Dirt


"Dirt wafers:
A woman makes "cookies" out of mud to sell in the Cite Soleil neighborhood of Port-au-Prince. The pies, made of dirt, salt and vegetable shortening, were already one of very few options for the poorest in Haiti even before the devastating Jan. 12 earthquake."

1 comment:

T.Allen-Mercado said...

Oh my goodness. Y'know I read somehere of people craving dirt once they've become severely vitamin deficient. Very interesting photo...