Cao Xianyong, son of Cao Chaukun, who died at Morecambe Bay
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Cockle pickers' families recall Morecambe Bay tragedy

On 5 February 2004 cockle pickers working in north-west England's Morecambe Bay were cut off from the beach by the rising tide.

Twenty-three Chinese workers died.

Ten years later, the BBC spoke to some of the families left behind - 6,000 miles (10,000km) from Morecambe, in China's eastern Fujian province.

Video produced by Michael Hirst

  • 05 Feb 2014
  • From the section Asia
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