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The Children of Sodom and Gomorrah How Europe's Discarded Computers Are Poisoning Africa's Kids

People in the West throw away millions of old computers every year. Hundreds of thousands of them end up in Africa, where children try to eke out a living by selling the scrap. But the toxic elements in the waste are slowly poisoning them.
Translated from the German by Ella Ornstein.
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