The human cost of chocolate

Seven years after the industry agreed to abolish child labor, little progress has been made. Seventy percent of the world's cocoa beans are grown in West Africa, where working and living conditions are brutal and many workers are underage.



Sami Sery, age 7, works in a cocoa grove owned by his uncles in the village of L'Ssiri. Sami does not go to school.

Last updated February 15 2008: 9:52 AM ET

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