In a country with vast oil wealth and lavish royal spending, an estimated quarter of Saudis live in poverty.
Oct. 8, 2012Souad al-Shamir's children watch TV in their living room in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Shamir and her five children live for free in a dilapidated structure in an industrial area. Almost everything they have has been donated by wealthier Saudis. The lack of proper social services makes life hard for the poor, particularly the women, in this country.Linda Davidson/The Washington Post
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