In this Dec. 11, 2012 photo, Tania Vera, 15, walks from her 

In this Dec. 11, 2012 photo, Tania Vera, 15, walks from her home alongside a polluted stream to practice with “The Orchestra of Instruments Recycled From Cateura” in Cateura, a vast landfill outside Paraguay's capital of Asuncion, Paraguay. I never thought my dreams would become reality,” said Vera, who lives in a wooden shack by a contaminated stream. Her mother has health problems, her father abandoned them, and her older sister left the orchestra after becoming pregnant. Tania, though, keeps to her goal of becoming a veterinarian as she keeps up with the music. (AP Photo/Jorge Saenz)
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In this Dec. 11, 2012 photo, Tania Vera, 15, walks from her home alongside a polluted stream to practice with “The Orchestra of Instruments Recycled From Cateura” in Cateura, a vast landfill outside Paraguay's capital of Asuncion, Paraguay. I never thought my dreams would become reality,” said Vera, who lives in a wooden shack by a contaminated stream. Her mother has health problems, her father abandoned them, and her older sister left the orchestra after becoming pregnant. Tania, though, keeps to her goal of becoming a veterinarian as she keeps up with the music. (AP Photo/Jorge Saenz)
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