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USA. New York City. Spanish Harlem. Lady is 15 years old, nine months pregnant and a drop-out of schoool. She stands near a public phone. Advertising with a smiling black woman. Lady and her Puerto Rican family live 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. 28.08.89 © 1989 Didier Ruef ..