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Outlook - If you don't pick cotton, you're fired

How staff from Uzbek hospitals and clinics are being sent to help with the cotton harvest.

A nurse in Uzbekistan describes how medical staff are being sent to the cotton fields to help with this year's harvest. Also, a Syrian family in California tell us about adapting to their new life and their fears for those they have left behind. And Carrie Waley, born in China and now living in the UK, on trying to explain the Chinese to the British and vice versa.

  • Broadcast on BBC World Service, 12:32AM Thu, 4 Oct 2012
  • Available until 12:00AM Thu, 1 Jan 2099
  • First broadcast BBC World Service, 1:32PM Wed, 3 Oct 2012
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  • Duration 28 minutes

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