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Shunned in China, Hubei natives live in isolation

Discrimination against people from province leads to job losses and evictions

HONG KONG -- When Zhang Yu'e walked into a luxury fashion store in the city of Chongqing in southwestern China last month, she was greeted by a cluster of friendly sales people. But as soon as Zhang filled out her membership card, the smiles faded and the staff stepped back.

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