La Familia by Robb PancioniLocation: Guatemala
Posted: Sunday, June 17th, 2012
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In just about any culture the bed is a personal place, one that symbolizes security and comfort. It is like the home within our homes. On March 14, 2012 Robb Panicioni found himself on a bed that was as far from his as a bed could be. In this case the bed was about 70% of the home. Across from it was a small propane stove that was placed on top of what doubled as the second clothing shelf and pantry. All around hung laundry that was both recently washed but never cleaned.
This was the house of Manuel and Heidi Chuc Xul in a small town outside of La Antigua, Guatemala. The family lives in complete poverty in a house that is smaller than the average car. However, they are no exception to the area. In fact, they are the average.
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