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The Last Ice Merchant (El Último Hielero)

Author(s): Sandy Patch
Video Release Date: October 1, 2013
Video Source: Vimeo

For over 50 years Baltazar Ushca has harvested the glacial ice of Ecuador’s Mount Chimborazo. His brothers, both raised as ice merchants, have long since retired from the mountain. This is a story of cultural change and how three brothers have adapted to it.

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