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Salvaging lives on Malabon River

So-called "bridge people" dismantle their hovels beneath the C-4 Bridge that spans the Malabon River. Thousands of impoverished people have long built their homes beneath the numerous bridges that span the meandering waterways of metropolitan Manila, a city where millions live in poverty. As national elections near, politicians have vowed to relocate the squatters. More photos >>> Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times