As the war in neighboring Syria drags on for a third year with no end in sight, Lebanon is under enormous social and political strain. A country of only 4 million people, it's become home home to more Syrian refugees than any other nation. According to the United Nations, almost two million Syrians have been forced to flee their homes. Of those, around half are believed to be children. While there is no official data on the number of children and adults working on the streets of Lebanon, estimates range from 50,000 to 70,000. In wealthy districts of Beirut, children and adults are on nearly every block begging, scavenging from the trash or offering pedestrians a shoe shine. --Getty Images
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