Buskers perform on a bus in Indonesia.
Jakarta Buskers
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Thousands of people stream into the Indonesian capitol of Jakarta every month looking for work and a way out of grinding poverty in the rural part of the country. Many wind up as so-called “buskers” -- people who sing on the street to make a living. Jakarta officials consider them vagrants and want them out of the city, but every month more and more migrate in hoping to make it big like a number of former buskers have done.
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