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HISTORY – Photos from 1962 of Mainland Refugees Fleeing Famine Rejected by HK

As war and famine ravaged the mainland, hundreds of thousands fled to British Hong Kong during the 40s, 50s and 60s. LIFE Magazine captured the experiences of some of these migrants in an issue from May, 1962. Some had travelled thousands of miles┬áto begin a new life in the British colony. Meanwhile, the US welcomed […]