One billion people worldwide live in slums, a number that will likely double by The characteristics of slum life vary greatly between geographic regions, but they are generally inhabited by the very poor or socially disadvantaged.
His Protestant beliefs caused a strained relationship with the Catholic church and the Lutheran church shunned him for sympathizing with Calvinist beliefs. He had to move multiple times to avoid persecution and escape political dangers.
Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco/Oakland, CA. My dad sailed home from WWII after 4 years in the So. Pacific & said that the Golden Gate Bridge again was one of the most beautiful things he'd ever seen.