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USA. New York City. Spanish Harlem. Puerto Rican family. Pat holds a  child's toy in her hand while standing near her car's door. Wreck of a derelict and burned out building. The family lives below the poverty line and receives public assistance (AFDC, Home Relief, Supplemental Security Income and Medicaid). Spanish Harlem, also known as El Barrio and East Harlem, is a low income neighborhood in Harlem area. Spanish Harlem is one of the largest predominantly Latino communities in New York City. 28.06.88 © 1988 Didier Ruef .