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August 7, 2009
Indonesian sulfur miners toil in smouldering volcanoes

On the Indonesian island of Java, a group of men toil, working in a volcano.

They mine sulfur, an essential mineral used in items that many people take for granted, like fertilizers, insecticides, gunpowder and matches.

Step Vaessen of Worldfocus partner Al Jazeera English reports from East Java.

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