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We visited the District 6 Museum, a tribute to the people who lived in District 6, a part of Cape Town that was systematically "cleansed" of blacks (including those that owned land) during apartheid. This woman, an original resident, is hand-sewing comments of other residents into an ongoing quilt project. Today, arbitration still continues in an effort to restore property to its rightful owners, but the process has been slow and painful for many original District 6 residents.

 
District 6 Museum, Cape Town , South Africa; Nov 22, 2004
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