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Meatpacking Town Refugees

Ngun Za Bik, left, helps a customer at the front counter of his Grace Chin Store in Columbus Junction, Iowa on Wednesday, April 17, 2013. Tyson Food's decision to recruit Burmese refugees marks a new chapter in this southeast Iowa meatpacking town which had previously brought in Mexicans, Hondurans and El Salvadorans. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

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