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June 2007 Think slavery is a thing of the past? Think again. In the African state of Niger, an estimated 870,000 people are born into slavery. They spend their entire lives belonging to a master, who can beat, rape or sell them at will. Despite being technically illegal, slavery is so engrained in the national psyche that a government spokesman praises it as a "cultural tradition". But in the world's second poorest country, casting off the shackles of slavery and finding a job is unthinkable for many.
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