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Older Taiwanese hooked on 'Pokemon Go'

Taiwan hot spring resort becomes Pokemon sanctuary

People gather at a park in Beitou, Taiwan, to play "Pokemon Go."

TAIPEI -- The blockbuster smartphone game "Pokemon Go" has been a hit all over the world -- in Taiwan, especially among seniors, for some reason.

At a park in Beitou, a hot spring resort about 30 minutes from Taipei, people seemed more preoccupied with catching Pokemon on their smartphones than the healing qualities of the thermal baths.

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