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August 19, 1994 | KIM MURPHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In this crumbling metropolis where being an adult is difficult enough, the case of 7-year-old Emad Nagah Madi has the city wondering what is happening to its children. Emad, like millions of other Egyptian children, took a job in an auto upholstery shop instead of going to school, to help make ends meet for the family. About a month ago, the shopkeeper next door sent him to fetch a sandwich. Emad must have grumbled.
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August 19, 1994 | KIM MURPHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In this crumbling metropolis where being an adult is difficult enough, the case of 7-year-old Emad Nagah Madi has the city wondering what is happening to its children. Emad, like millions of other Egyptian children, took a job in an auto upholstery shop instead of going to school, to help make ends meet for the family. About a month ago, the shopkeeper next door sent him to fetch a sandwich. Emad must have grumbled.
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