EGYPT: LAND OF MY GRANDFATHER: 001_egypt_farmer_PORTRAITS

Hassan Mohamed al-Sae'edy, 60, is a father of six. Farming is his only means for supporting his family: {quote}A farmer is a farmer,{quote} he said. {quote}I can't read or write, so how can I hold a pen and try to write?{quote}

Hassan Mohamed al-Sae'edy, 60, is a father of six. Farming is his only means for supporting his family: "A farmer is a farmer," he said. "I can't read or write, so how can I hold a pen and try to write?"