From The Publisher: Jan. 11, 1993

For about six weeks last year, the world became one giant megalopolis for photographer Anthony Suau. Assigned to shoot the pictures for this week's cover story on the many problems and opportunities to be found in megacities around the globe, Suau began in Kinshasa, Zaire, and wound up in New York City's South Bronx, by way of Mexico City; Sao Paulo and Curitiba, Brazil; and Tokyo. "I was shotgunning from one city to the next," recalls the 36-year- old native of Peoria, Illinois. "One street in Tokyo just blended into the next one in New York City."

And yet Suau was...

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