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In a photo taken on June 10, 2013 a woman and child stand before tributes to Zhuo Shengwen, a miner who was killed during a robbery while working in the west African country of Ghana, at his home in the village of Shanglin in southwestern China's Guangxi province. Thousands of men left a poor county in southern China to seek fortunes as gold miners in Africa -- but their families are terrified after deadly clashes and arrests forced many to go into hiding. Men from Shanglin began traveling to Ghana around a decade ago, after mastering mining technology in the 1990s while pioneering the exploitation of gold reserves in China's cold northeast. AFP PHOTO / Ed Jones (Photo credit should read Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images)
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In a photo taken on June 10, 2013 a woman and child stand before tributes to Zhuo Shengwen, a miner who was killed during a robbery while working in the west African country of Ghana, at his home in the village of Shanglin in southwestern China's Guangxi province. Thousands of men left a poor county in southern China to seek fortunes as gold miners in Africa -- but their families are terrified after deadly clashes and arrests forced many to go into hiding. Men from Shanglin began traveling to Ghana around a decade ago, after mastering mining technology in the 1990s while pioneering the exploitation of gold reserves in China's cold northeast. AFP PHOTO / Ed Jones (Photo credit should read Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images)
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June 10, 2013
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170361314
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ED JONES / Staff
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AFP
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AFP/Getty Images
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In a photo taken on June 10 2013 a woman and child stand before... News Photo 170361314Adult,African,Child,China,Country,Finance,Ghana,Guangxi,Home,Horizontal,Miner,Photography,Province,Stand,Stealing,Tribute,Village,Women,WorkingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPIn a photo taken on June 10, 2013 a woman and child stand before tributes to Zhuo Shengwen, a miner who was killed during a robbery while working in the west African country of Ghana, at his home in the village of Shanglin in southwestern China's Guangxi province. Thousands of men left a poor county in southern China to seek fortunes as gold miners in Africa -- but their families are terrified after deadly clashes and arrests forced many to go into hiding. Men from Shanglin began traveling to Ghana around a decade ago, after mastering mining technology in the 1990s while pioneering the exploitation of gold reserves in China's cold northeast. AFP PHOTO / Ed Jones (Photo credit should read Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images)