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A Chinese employee works in a textile firm in the Macrolotto area in Prato, the biggest textile district in Europe, in 2005. The town has become home to the largest concentration of Chinese residents in Europe — many of whom are not legal. Marco Bulgarelli /Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images hide caption

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The Chinatown in Lagos, Nigeria, was built in 2004. It's home to more than 100 shops that sell everything from ceramic coffee cups to Hannah Montana backpacks. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

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Attorney Richard Bernstein (left) and Angelo Binno walk through the law office of The Bernstein Law Firm in Farmington Hills, Mich., on May 24. Binno, who is legally blind, is suing the American Bar Association, saying its standards don't accommodate blind law school applicants. William Archie/Detroit Free Press hide caption

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A man carries his son at a Beijing park. China's one-child policy has been blamed for the current gender-imbalance in China, where sex-specific abortions remain common. Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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