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Two pick-up trucks decorated with red khamauks – traditional Burmese cone-shaped bamboo hats worn by farmers for shade from the sun – drove into a narrow lane dotted with houses built closely together, playing lively music from speakers on board. As they pulled over, a 70-year-old woman, lifting her loose gray hair with one hand, ran out of the compound of a one-story house. The eyes of the old woman were fixed on a group of young people in the trucks, holding pieces of paper.

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