Families cling to their tiny homes in a city that is rapidly developing.
Dotted throughout Vietnam’s bustling southern hub, Ho Chi Minh City, are “micro-home” dwellings, occupied by families clinging to postage-stamp-sized plots in a city developing at a breakneck pace.Tucked away in winding alleys, the homes are easily missed by unattentive passersby. Here, Pham Quoc Cong sits inside his two-square-meter (about 21.5 square feet) home.Thanh Nguyen/AFP/Getty Images
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