06/22/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Pakistani Truck Artists Brighten Karachi

KARACHI, Pakistan (Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting) -- At first glance this is not a colorful city. An aerial view of Karachi reveals a sprawl of squat markets and utilitarian high-rises set among sparse vegetation and dull industrial public art, a landscape of stucco corroded by salty sea air and looming cement structures coated in urban grime.

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