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Waste Land Assignment I think the program had really good intentions. I liked that the artist really got to know the people and their jobs before he made them into art work. I also really liked that he used the trash that these pickers lived and worked in to portray his art and the people. I thought it was really humble and noble of him to give the proceeds back to the pickers. I think that the pickers themselves have a really important job that most people, including myself, are unaware of. I never knew how much waste was produced daily and just from a single city. I also never knew that there were even people like the pickers that went out and tried to help better the environment and the status of their city and country. I think Programs and people like the pickers should have more recognition and be established in all countries and major cities. Because of the pickers and this movie, I learned that a lot of hat we throw away can be recycled and how important it is to recycle. I also learned different categories of things that can be recycled that I didn’t know before. My favorite character was Taio. He made a deep impression on me for several reasons. I think Taio was the most down to earth character. During the scene when they were all at the museum talking to reporters the girls were saying things like “I am a work of art,” and “talk to me,” and Taio was just explaining how much Vik and his artwork had impacted his life. I also thought it was really touching when he called his mother back home to tell her about how they sold his portrait. He started crying and said he felt like a pop star and I felt like I knew the kind of person he…...

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