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June 1, 2009
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Canon
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Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XT
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1/2 second
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30 mm
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100
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Apr 30, 2009, 9:59:16 AM
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Last Call by Doctor-Gus Last Call by Doctor-Gus
"The next time your cell phone rings and you bring it up to your ear, listen closely. You may be able to hear the muted screams of women and girls being raped by greed-crazed, frightened men intent on obtaining a tiny piece of mineral used in your phone. It's called coltan. And the frenzied rush for its extraction in strip mines across the Congo is exploiting children, razing pristine forests, endangering rare mountain gorillas - and has already led to the rape and horrific mutilation of more than 250,000 women as old as 75 and girls as young as three."

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I quite enjoy the way this photo turned out. It's my old phone that's still going after five years. Coltan be damned.
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LaPequenaMaru Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
haah I love this picture,

Could I post it in my website with your credit on it??
please,

Thanks :)
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:icondoctor-gus:
Doctor-Gus Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2015  Professional Artisan Crafter
Certainly, go right ahead :)
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afkatja Featured By Owner May 26, 2010
thumbs up!
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:iconaine-san:
Aine-san Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2010  Student Digital Artist
very actual for me now
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doyle0915 Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2009  Student Artisan Crafter
HAHAH I have that exact phone, with the lack of evil face and gun!
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:icondoctor-gus:
Doctor-Gus Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2009  Professional Artisan Crafter
its just waiting for you to go to sleep
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doyle0915 Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2009  Student Artisan Crafter
Eeek the horror!
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JacquiJax Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2009
This great and funny photo has been featured here: [link] ;P
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:icondoctor-gus:
Doctor-Gus Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2009  Professional Artisan Crafter
cool
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Spence2115 Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2009  Professional Filmographer
Sweet protection plan.
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NiniriAZ Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2009
Excellent statement piece, in both expressing the rage and outrage involved in the description of the ugly truth hidden behind a seemingly innocuous piece of technology.
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briliantlyfreakish Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2009
oh the things that happen in the world because of america and her ever quickening fight for profit. . .

nice piece, the phone has great personality in the expression.
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Hymenomycotina Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
*sigh* to be educated is to live in a world of wounds.
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Doctor-Gus Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2009  Professional Artisan Crafter
indeed
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Hymenomycotina Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
Do you know if they can recycle it at least? Phones crap out so easily, I know so many people that have been through two or three in a couple of years, and more people that must have the newest ones no matter what (which...yeah, my phone calls people, so I'm good).
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Doctor-Gus Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2009  Professional Artisan Crafter
they do do a lot of recycling
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WildJenmonster Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2009  Hobbyist
I didn't have a clue either-- this is news, not Paris Hilton and her stupid drunken antics. Thanks for the word.
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commander-salamander Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
I had no idea. Thank you for opening my eyes.
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