China goes back to its roots for the new year

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Published on 26 Jan 2014, 5:09
Rural villages in China are filled with workers who have returned home for the Chinese Lunar New Year.

Many rural Chinese move hundreds of miles to work in factories, and a huge number return home for new-year festivities.

They are part of the largest annual mass migration of humans on the planet.

Al Jazeera's Craig Leeson has been spending it with one family in a remote part of Sichuan province.
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