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Graduates chase the 'Chinese Dream'

China's leader Xi Jinping has been promoting the 'Chinese Dream'.

Similar, in some respects, to the so-called "American Dream" it's based on China driving the development of a new global middle class - in which 150m people are already living.

But there is a long to way and the challenge of the new Chinese leadership is to evoke a sense of aspiration to bring along the other billion-plus into the middle-income ranks.

The BBC's Linda Yueh joined a group of new graduates who are relaxing before setting out to chase the dream.

They told her about their hopes and dreams are for the future.

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