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U.S. Postal Service mail carrier Thomas Russell holds a census form while working his route in 2010. Jason E. Miczek/AP hide caption

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Run-Up To Census 2020 Raises Concerns Over Security And Politics

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Tsukimi Ayano's scarecrows congregate at a bus stop in Nagoro. The village used to be home to about 300 people; now there are 30. Ina Jaffe/NPR hide caption

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A Dying Japanese Village Brought Back To Life — By Scarecrows

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"Multicultural Street" in Wongok Village features stores, restaurants and stalls that serve the international community. Elise Hu/NPR hide caption

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In Homogeneous South Korea, A Multicultural Village Hints At Change

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