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This picture taken on December 9, 2012 shows an elderly scavenger picking up useful construction waste from a garbage dump in Hefei, central China's Anhui province. China's wealth gap has widened to a level where it is among the world's most unequal nations, a Chinese academic institute said in a survey, as huge numbers of poor are left behind by the economic boom. CHINA OUT AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)
09 Dec 2012
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