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Shipping containers serve as homes for Shanghai families

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A child stands at the door of a shipping container serving as his accommodation in Shanghai on March 4. The containers, which house different families, were set up by the landlord, who charges rent of 500 yuan ($80) per month for each container.

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A mother and her child are seen inside their shipping container.

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People congregate outside their shipping container.

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A mother and her child eat dinner.

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A child does homework inside a shipping container.