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Meet these men who don’t mind collecting garbage to clean beaches in Vietnam

Tuesday, April 07, 2015, 17:39 GMT+7
Meet these men who don’t mind collecting garbage to clean beaches in Vietnam

Two Vietnamese men have gone to great lengths to clear their country’s beaches and streets of litter and pollution in the past few years.

On a recent day, a middle-aged man, who usually goes by Tuan – his first name – only, was spotted by a Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper contributor amidst high piles of rubbish and animal carcasses on a street located in La Gi Town in the south-central province of Binh Thuan.

The garbage emitted an intolerably foul odor and was riddled with ghastly maggots and mice.

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