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In the last few years, long term residents have watched as their village has changed into a community of migrant families, start

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Advertisements for plumbers and rooms for rent line the walls of the small town.

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Ms. Lee was able to find work in Beijing, before her brother, Lee Ke arrived from their home village. She now supports the two

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Mr. Shao moved to Xin Men Tang Chun over a year ago and found work as an electrician in Beijing.

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Tong Xiaoxue, 22, decided to rent rooms out of her family home in Xin Men Tang Chun, New Front Door Village, five years ago to m

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Lee Ke moved from Jilian Provence in the north East of China to Xin Men Tang Chun, to live with his older sister. "I wanted to

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Commuters ride public buses from the city center to smaller communities on the outskirts of Beijing.

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