Third generation

A grandmother sits with her grandson in a small village near the desert frontier in Minqin. Abandoned villages are increasing as the expanding desert swallows up land at a minimum rate of one metre per year.

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A grandmother sits with her grandson in a small village near the desert frontier in Minqin.  Abandoned villages are increasing as the expanding desert swallows up land at a minimum rate of one metre per year.
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