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Pricy land has urban Chinese buying condos as cemeteries

Some old condominiums, such as this one in Shanghai, are alternatively used as cemeteries.

SHANGHAI -- In the world's most populous country, people are having difficulty finding a "home" of their own -- both before and after death. 

China's population is aging rapidly due in large part to Beijing's long-standing "one child" policy. As many as 10 million people die each year in China, and that number is expected to rise going forward.

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