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Corruption the killer in China rail crash: family

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More than a year after a train crash in China left his parents dead and his brother disabled, American Leo Cao still feels bitter grief, but also anger at what he sees as the real killer -- corruption. 

File picture. This photo taken on August 14, 2012 shows brothers Henry Cao (R) and Leo Cao at the site of the July 23, 2011 train crash near the Chinese city of Wenzhou which killed both of their parents and seriously injured Henry. The Cao brothers have been fighting a futile battle for over a year to win compensation.

Leo left China as a 10-year-old, as his parents closed their small hardware shop and sought a better life in the United States. His first trip back, 20 years later, was to identify their bodies.

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