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Photojournal: El Gusano, a living ghost town

El Gusano The Worm - in the Mexican state of Guanajuato lies 15km down an unmarked dirt road.

It is a remittance town, dependent on those who left to work in the US, many of them illegally.

Mexicans working abroad sent home around $20bn last year.

Many in El Gusano do not want to leave their land, customs and memories but faced with a lack of opportunities at home and the lure of the US, there is often no choice.

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