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Yangon skateboarders look for home

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With their indie hairstyles, tattoos and ripped jeans, Yangon's teenage skaters look like their counterparts anywhere in the world and - like their peers - they struggle to find somewhere to skate. 

A skater performs a jump at a public square in Yangon on February 23, 2013. With their indie hairstyles, tattoos and ripped jeans, Yangon's teenage skaters look like their counterparts anywhere in the world and - like their peers - they struggle to find somewhere to skate.

The city's one dedicated skate park was bulldozed a few years ago without explanation, leaving the small but committed group of skaters to improvise with a battered tyre, a chipped wooden ramp and a rail.

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