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PHOTOS: 29 years without electricity

Last updated on: December 6, 2011 09:07 IST

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John McCarter reads the newspaper by the window in the living room of his wooden house in the hamlet of Downhill on the north coast of county Londonderry in Northern Ireland.

McCarter, age 77, has been living without electricity or central heating for the past 29 years.

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Photographs: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

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John McCarter stands outside his wooden house.

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Seventy-seven-year-old John McCarter sits in the living room of his wooden house in the hamlet of Downhill on the north coast of county Londonderry.

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John McCarter fills a kettle with water in the kitchen of his wooden house.

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John McCarter gets dressed in the bedroom of his wooden house.

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A paraffin lamp hangs from the ceiling of the living room of John McCarter's wooden house.

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Laundry hangs to dry outside John McCarters house in the hamlet of Downhill on the north coast of county Londonderry.

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John McCarter writes a letter in his wooden house.

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A thermometer hangs on the wall of John McCarter's house.

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John McCarter, age 77, poses for a photograph as he stands in the living room of his wooden house.

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John McCarter in the bedroom of his wooden house.

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John McCarter stands in the back garden of his wooden house in the hamlet of Downhill on the north coast of county Londonderry.

 


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