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Coffee and Guns

It took hours for us to get to Koma, a small village in western Ethiopia, connected to the world via bumpy dirt roads. But when we arrived at this coffee washing station to sample some of the product, we were greeted like visiting dignitaries. Pictured is Geoff Watts, the chief coffee buyer for Intelligentsia Coffee. Not pictured: more guys holding guns.

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(Koma, a small village in western Ethiopia)

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