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Migrant workers, children return home ahead of Spring Festival travel peak

Xinhua)  08:27, January 23, 2013  

Some children and their family members get ready to board a train from Hangzhou to Guiyang, capital of southwest China's Guizhou Province, in Hangzhou, capital of east China's Zhejiang Province, Jan. 22, 2013. Many migrant workers and their children have started to return home in order to avoid the Spring Festival travel peak that begins on Jan. 26 and will last for about 40 days. The Spring Festival, the most important occasion for a family reunion for the Chinese people, falls on the first day of the first month of the traditional Chinese lunar calendar, or Feb. 10 this year. (Xinhua/Han Chuanhao)

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