40-year-old Bilia Romelia Hernandez wanders with her four-year-old niece, Alejandra Henandez, outside their home. The Hernandez family makes its living by building coffins for the dead. The house is filled with slates of wood, the material of the trade. T
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Eight-year-old Jordan De Jorkef Martinez dashes past a stack of completed coffins that are ready to be sold to artizans who wil finish the coffins with paint and fabric. The Hernandez family makes its living by building coffins for the dead. The house is
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Sisters Bilia Romelia Hernandez, 40 and Julia Amelia Hernandez Carmona, 34, prepare lunch beside the wood-working area. The Hernandez family makes its living by building coffins for the dead. The house is filled with slates of wood, the material of the tr
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Mario Roberto Marinez, 43, carves the lid of a coffin. The Hernandez family makes its living by building coffins for the dead. Martinez was taught the woodworking trade by his father in law, 20 years ago. The house is filled with slates of wood, the mater
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Julia Amelia Hernandez Carmona, 34 cooks rice with vegetables for lunch. The Hernandez family makes its living by building coffins for the dead. The house is filled with slates of wood, the material of the trade. They live in a  small town San Antonio Agu
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The matriarch of the family, Veronica Carmona,58, washes the cement step in the morning. The Hernandez family makes its living by building coffins for the dead. The house is filled with slates of wood, the material of the trade. They live in a  small town
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The matriarch of the family, Veronica Carmona, 58, holds her great grandson, four-month-old David Rordrigo Hernandez, in the midday heat. The Hernandez family makes its living by building coffins for the dead. The house is filled with slates of wood, the
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Mother and daughter Bilia Romelia Hernandez, 40 and Astrid Martinez, 22 eat breakfast together. The women of the family wear what is called 'ropa tipica', colourful, hand-woven wrap skirts, worn by many of Guatemala's indiginous people. It is commun to se
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58-year-old Veronica enjoys a late evening laugh with her two daughters, Julia Amelia Hernandez Carmona 34 and Bilia Romelia Marinez, 40. The Hernandez family makes its living by building coffins for the dead. The house is filled with slates of wood, the
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40-year-old Bilia Romelia Hernandez walks into the Catholic church with her four-year-old niece, Alejandra Henandez. The Hernandez family makes its living by building coffins for the dead. The house is filled with slates of wood, the material of the trade
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