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Henan (China) - Chinese new year in the countryside

A grandfather shield his grandson from the cold - Henan (China)

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It was a cold, cold morning in Henan. The grass was hard under our feet. Our breath left our mouths in long - almost solid - white streaks of smoke. And yet, in that small village lost in China's countryside, party was in the air. All the kids were outside, lighting up firecrakers, hanging upside down to fences. Inside, the elders were taking care of the babies, while the women were preparing the meal. We sat around a cracking fire and - while waiting for our steaming bowl of ravioli - had a nice chat with a local grandfather.

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Taken on July 5, 2010