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Old 07-12-2008, 23:01   #1
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Talking Brick Labourer in Bangladesh...

This man is amazing... Absolutely incredible strength and balance...

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Old 07-12-2008, 23:07   #2
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"Think of how many times he had to do that before he made it look as effortless as he does. I'm bigger than most and strong, too; but pound for pound, he has me beat completely hollow. Strong as an ant, I reckon, and doing it on a bowl of rice with a couple fish eyes in it.

Where can I hire this guy?"

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I can do that!

I mean grab the ball when you say 'three'. That brick worker is tops!
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In the Philippines I went to the Banaue Rice Terraces. I wanted to hike down the steps to the river. The steps were twice the heigth we use per step. Some of them being over 3000 years old. I was huffing, and puffing as we approached the river. The only thing I was carrying was a camera in a bag. I had to rest twice on the way up.

Now I buy a lot of rice in 20lb bags. So I am familiar with the weight, and size. As I approached the river a man half my size was calmly walking up the steps with about 100lbs of rice over his shoulder. I could barely see him he was so small. He glanced at me like WHAT'S THE PROBLEM?

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That's pretty cool.

BTW - He's on a boat!

Try balancing two bricks on your head standing on a boat. Jeez...

We did a building project in India. The walls had to be one continuous cement pour.

They don't use a pumper like the west would. They got 100 laborers who carried the cement from the mixer to the forms. Most of them were women, many with babies. As the walls went up they built ramps. When it was time to feed a baby a woman would drop out of line and whip out a... well you know...

They carried and poured for 36 hours straight, day and night.

And you are right. Couple of bucks a day each.
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Imagine what the discs in his neck will be like if he lives to be 30.
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