Two miners smoke their cigarettes after work. Thousands have left the tight-knit community, tempered by toil, darkness, sweat and by obstacles. The youth retrain, while the elderly go into early re
tirement at the age of 49. It is a special, sometimes not immediately recognizable cordiality that unites the people here. Prosper Haniel Coal Mine, Bottrop, Germany. 2017.
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