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Iquitos, Peru, Jan. 11, 2007 - Two young boys bath while their mother washes clothes and their father finishes his swim, under their home in Bélen, a small poverty-stricken area built along the flats of the Amazon River. It is comprised of homes built on stilts or of floating balsa wood. During the wet season the river rises several meters causing those on stilts upstairs and all other to float. During the afternoons the temperatures can reach 100 degrees, so many do activities near or in the river, such as swimming, bathing and washing clothes or dishes.