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9 year old Jean Baptiste carrying sacks of cocoa pods (approx.30kg) on plantation of his father on outskirts of village of Sinikosson West Africa, October 2, 2008. 
He doesn't attend school, work begins at 8 am and involves cutting cocoa fruit off the trees with a machete and removing the beans.
The family has no other viable source of income. Jean Baptiste has no idea what happens to the cocoa beans.
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