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Living With The Dead (9 photos)

Living With The Dead (9 photos)

All Photos © James Chance

In the center of the crowded Philippine capital of Manila, home to more than 11 million people, lies the North Cemetery. The final resting place of several Filipino Presidents, celebrities, and hundreds of thousands of the city’s Catholic dead, the cemetery is also home to a living community of over 2,000 people.

In a country where around 40 percent of people live below the poverty line, and overpopulation in Manila is reaching desperate proportions, the cemetery provides a unique residence for the hundreds of families that live and work within its walls. To see more of James’ work click here.

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  1. This is really great! Fantastic shots. I would also like to ask how you can include a shot like yesterdays (fish soup) which was really average and then something as good as this…Doesnt make sense…Just saying.

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