Timothy, Zack and Casey Spyder are seen in Slab City just outside Niland, California
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(L-R) Timothy, Zack and Casey Spyder are seen in Slab City just outside Niland, California February 17, 2012. A former military base that was closed after World War II, Slab City is a place on the fringe both geographically and philosophically and attracts a variety of people, including jobless and financially struggling recession refugees who can no longer pay for food and housing Picture taken February 17, 2012. REUTERS/Eric Thayer (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY)