July 29, 1997
Web posted at: 2:16 p.m. EDT (1816 GMT)
MPUMALANGA PROVINCE, South Africa (CNN) -- What most people throw away, Philemon Fiki has used to give his squatter's shack a unique look. "Something out of nothing," he says,
smiling and laughing, even though he lives in one of South
Africa's poorest regions.
CNN photographer Cynthia Strand chronicles a few hours in the
life of an unusually cheerful and upbeat man who finds new
uses for bottles, cans and just about anything else other
people have tossed out.
Making something out of nothing
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