Video: Bangladesh Worker Carries Bricks On Top Of His Head – “As Fascinating As It Is Heartbreaking”


This video, taken in Khulna, Bangladesh, was sent my way by Anjani Thomas with this legend appended, “As fascinating as it is heartbreaking.”

I have nothing to add to that description other than the detail, for those keeping score, that the man finally loads and carries a total of 22 bricks balanced on his head and the fact that this methodology for transporting bricks manufactured in the thousands of Bangladesh brickyards is common.

Note: Originally posted Dec 16, 2008 at, a predecessor of

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