January 30, 2010 4:57 PM

In Haiti, body hunters seek to unite the living with the dead

In post-earthquake Haiti, theirs is perhaps the most important and grisliest of professions: body hunters for hire. They dig through the rubble looking for corpses. Some wear socks on their hands and rags over their faces as they tug decaying bodies from shattered buildings. Others wrap their fingers in plastic bags.

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