It's no easy task for most folks to scrape out a living in Taiwan. Nonetheless, people soldier through. Some even do it with a smile.
DANSHUI DISTRICT — A lady collects cardboard and plastic with a furry companion. This is the default job for the elderly without a safety net.
XIMEN DISTRICT — A man in a wheel chair makes his way across the street encased with his products.
TONGHUA NIGHT MARKET — This famous night market is also a pretty good traditional market during the day. Here a slightly buff old dude strikes an interesting pose.
TAIPEI MAIN STATION — This is a hub for homeless people looking for a safe place to sleep. In the daytime they go about their business trying to earn a few dollars collecting trash.