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Haunting, beautiful, ugly, depressing and tragic--Cairo was all that and more. Many of these scenes have been demolished, which is probably for the best. Only photographers and rats stand to lose.

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Categories & Keywords
Category:Travel and Places
Subcategory:North America
Subcategory Detail:United States of America
Keywords:American decay, Cairo IL, Cairo Illinois, civil rights, urban decay

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