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From the cradle to the grave, life (and death) never easy for the poor people of Jakarta

  • The Jakarta Post

| Sat, February 21 2009 | 01:05 pm
From the cradle to the grave, life (and death) never easy for the poor people of Jakarta

PREMIUM Huddled together: Five family members share a grave at Karet Bivak Cemetery in Central Jakarta. JP/Kili Pringgodigdo In a country where the state lets its citizens fend for themselves, life for the poor is hard.
Death is not easy as well, especially when one does not have family of friends.
Renting a hearse alone can cost one up to Rp 600,000. The service can cost at least R...

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