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Shamita Naidoo said she often wonders whether anyone really ever sees her. She also wonders the same thing about the hundreds of people living around her, in tiny tin shacks perched underneath gum trees on a nearby hill.

Sometimes, she said, it seems like they all are invisible.

The shantytown where Naidoo lives is on the outskirts of Durban, South Africa, in an area known as Motala Heights. The squatter community has been there for a number of years, but it's increasingly being squeezed out by nearby factories and suburban neighborhoods. Read full article »

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