Rohingya kids in Myanmar: hard labor, bleak lives

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Posted: Tuesday, October 15, 2013 12:00 am

MAUNGDAW, Myanmar (AP) - The 10-year-old struggles up the hill, carrying buckets filled with rocks. Though he tries to keep a brave face in front of his friends, his eyes brim with tears. Every inch of his body aches, he says, and he feels sick and dizzy from the weight.

"I hate it," whispers Anwar Sardad. He has to help support his family, but he wishes there was a way other than working for the government construction agency.

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