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On Jakarta’s mean streets, nail collectors vow to persevere

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Thu, January 12 2012 | 09:38 am
On Jakarta’s mean streets, nail collectors vow to persevere

PREMIUM Death threats. Derision. Nothing can deflate the spirits of the men who volunteer to sweep the city’s streets of nails, reportedly left there by unscrupulous tire repair vendors.

Members of the Sapu Bersih Ranjau (Saber) community are passionate about their work, which entails regular sweeps of several major streets of the capital looking for nails.
Nailed: A volunteer with the Sapu Be...

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