Campania In-Felix (unhappy country)

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Grass grows on the abandoned land of Mario Cannavacciuolo (cq), a sheep herder, in the country side outside Acerra, Italy, Thursday, July 1, 2010. The land was contaminated after a huge federally funded garbage incinerator was built directly adjacent to his land. His flock of sheep, of about 3000, died due to dioxin contamination. His brother, Enzo Cannavacciuolo (cq), died shortly after, and tests show his body contained levels of dioxin, purins, and PCBs 30 times the amount allowed by the World Health Organization. The Cannavacciuolo family no longer earns money off the land which has been in their family for generations...PHOTOS/ MATT NAGER