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Rebuilt Sichuan town struggling 10 years after earthquake

Failure of tourism projects leaves Yingxiu looking for a role

A woman leaves flowers at the collapsed Xuankou Middle School in Yingxiu. (Photo by Yang Junzhe)

YINGXIU, China -- Nestled in misty green mountains, the small town of Yingxiu is made up of handsome stone buildings that house numerous restaurants and guesthouses (59 and 67 at the last official count). Chinese national flags flutter from every balcony and signpost in the main street -- spots that in other towns would be reserved for advertising.

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