Photographer Took Haunting Photos of The Hell of Serra Pelada Mines, 1980s | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

Photographer Took Haunting Photos of The Hell of Serra Pelada Mines, 1980s

Serra Pelada was a large gold mine 270 miles (430km) south of the mouth of the Amazon River in Brazil.
In 1979, a local child swimming on the banks of a local river found a 6-gram nugget of gold. Story of the discovery travelled fast and by the end of the week a gold rush had started.

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