Teun Voeten/Panos Pictures

Los Angeles, California, USA

Anna, a homeless person who says she is originally from Afghanistan, uses crystal meth and is suffering from mental iIlness, smokes while sitting on an arm chair.

Thousands of homeless people camp out in the centre of Los Angeles, in an area of about 50 blocks. In greater Los Angeles, there are 70,000 homeless people, who have set up tents under bridges and on exits and entrances of the freeway and highway system.

Mentally illness and substance abuse are rampant, crystal meth (methamphetamine) is available in five dollar bags and has taken over crack as the drug of choice for many of the homeless.

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Teun Voeten/Panos Pictures
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Los Angeles, California
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USA
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5000 x 3333 pixels
42.33 x 28.22 cm (300 dpi)
16.67 x 11.11 inch (300 dpi)
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