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In Bombay, India's Wealth and Poverty on Display

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In Bombay, India's Wealth and Poverty on Display

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In Bombay, India's Wealth and Poverty on Display

In Bombay, India's Wealth and Poverty on Display

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India's economy is booming, but the new wealth is not shared by all. Some 400 million Indians still live on less than a dollar a day. This disparity in wealth is starkly evident in Bombay, which doubles as the commercial capital of India and the home of the largest slum in Asia. Miranda Kennedy reports.