Japan Day Laborers

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A jobless man wanders through the streets of Kamagaski district in Osaka, Japan. Kamagasaki, a slum-like area near the bright lights of Osaka's central business district, has has long been a favorite gathering place for Osaka's homeless largely due to the shelters for the homeless that have been set up there and the welfare center that offers advice and jobs for the homeless. During the daytime hours, shelters are closed meaning those homeless people without day labor jobs or money are left to wander the streets..Photographer: Robert Gilhooly