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Oct 30, 2017

In Addis Ababa, cranky, 50-year-old Volkswagen Beetles enjoy a kind of life after death; their parts are never discarded but re-used to keep the city's remaining Beetles on the road.

Life after death for the “Love Bug” in Ethiopia
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Market stall worker, Minilik Shewaferaw, 30, poses for a photograph next to his 1976 model Volkswagen Beetle in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, September 8, 2017. He has driven the car for three years. "I chose Volkswagen because it is affordable, easy to park and my luxury car indeed", Shewaferaw said. TIKSA NEGERI/REUTERS

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