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Migrants hope for a better year in their adopted land

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The spirit of the holidays is coming to an end but a pair of Myanmar migrants and their families hold out hopes for a better year in their adopted home. 

Nang Noum Mae Seng, 32, a Shan migrant confined to a wheelchair after an accident at a construction site, was carried from her Chiang Mai residence to visit siblings who travelled from Myanmar over New Year.

Nang Noum said the visit brought her joy. She has been largely confined to a small rented room over the past six years.

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