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Photos: The People Creating the World's Newest Country


Building a new country is a tough job, but somebody's gotta do it. Zed Nelson photographs the people helping create South Sudan, the world's newest country. Politicians, the middle class, newspaper editors, and rap artists are all captured in this unique photo essay of a country getting on its feet. We're curious about the accuracy of these figures - was anyone omitted? To see the whole gallery, click here.

(via The Guardian)

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