student playing makeshift cello

A student plays his makeshift cello.

*We have found a story that truly encompasses the saying, “Your junk may be another man’s treasure.”  In this case, there can be no truer statement.

The people of a small village called Cateura, Paraguay, have opened our eyes to the silver lining in all things.  The town is built on a landfill.

The people of this village have managed to make priceless musical instruments like a cello, a violin, and other instruments completely from trash.

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