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Rice farming and rural life in Vietnam

A farmer is bent at the waist working in a wet-rice field at Mai Chau

Rice farming and rural life in Vietnam

Photographs by Margery Freeman · Text by Lorraine Aragon

Rice is the foundation of the Southeast Asian diet. This slideshow looks at the lives of some of the people who grow it, especially the Montagnards, or highlanders, of Vietnam: agriculture, communities, housing, work, and families.

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