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13 Oct 2015
Behind the makeup sparkle, mines manned by child labourers
Her face caked in dirt and hair matted with sweat, eight-year-old Lalita Kumari hacks away at pieces of rock containing an elusive mineral that adds a dash of sparkle to lipstick and nail polish.