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New bridge means Indonesian kids no longer have to risk lives to get to school

A perilous daily journey undertaken by a group of Indonesian schoolchildren just got a whole lot easier.In January, PhotoBlog reported on the dangerous river crossing the children faced after a bridge collapsed. Ten months on, Reuters reports that a new bridge has opened.Epi Sopian, the head of Sanghiang Tanjung village, said the bridge had been built with the assistance of non-governmental organ

A perilous daily journey undertaken by a group of Indonesian schoolchildren just got a whole lot easier.

In January, PhotoBlog reported on the dangerous river crossing the children faced after a bridge collapsed. Ten months on, Reuters reports that a new bridge has opened.

Epi Sopian, the head of Sanghiang Tanjung village, said the bridge had been built with the assistance of non-governmental organizations and the country's largest steel producer, PT Krakatau Steel.

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