Grinding Out Buddhas

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In the marble carving district of Mandalay, this young man and dozens like him spend their days covered in marble dust.  Most of the Buddhas carved here are destined for wealthy monasteries in China.  The workers, on the other hand, will likely never leave Mandalay.

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