Hong Kong’s cardboard granny: the elderly poor struggle amid COVID-19

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Hong Kong’s cardboard granny: the elderly poor struggle amid COVID-19

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Over 1 million of Hong Kong’s 7.4 million population live below the poverty line. To survive, some seniors have taken to collecting cardboard and scrap to resell. But is this enough to sustain themselves in one of the world’s most expensive cities?

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