A man sits on steps in Riace
A man sits on steps in Riace November 22, 2013. Riace is a small village in Calabria, a poor region in the south of Italy. Many of the village's former residents left in search of better opportunities elsewhere in Italy or abroad. In recent years, however, the mayor Domenico Lucano has introduced a scheme to encourage immigrants to come to Riace and breathe new life into the village. The immigrant's children have revitalized the local school, which suffered from a lack of students. Picture taken November 22, 2013. REUTERS/Max Rossi (ITALY - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY IMMIGRATION TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
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