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Hong Kong's handcarts keep the city on a roll

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It's a simple contraption -- an iron frame, foldout handle and four rubber wheels -- but in Hong Kong the old-fashioned handcart is what keeps the city rolling. 

A woman pushes a handcart loaded with cardboard in Hong Kong on September 24, 2013

In the shadow of skyscrapers, Hong Kong's working class trolley pushers transport everything from crates of live seafood to appliances, financial documents, furniture and mail.

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