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A worker balances on a bamboo scaffolding above the streets in Hong Kong on March 20, 2014. Hong Kong's bamboo scaffoldings remain a common sight high above the streets of the city, scaling the sides of towering, ultra-modern steel and glass buildings on traditional bamboo poles linked through ancient design concepts.     AFP PHOTO / Philippe Lopez        (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images)
A worker balances on a bamboo scaffolding above the streets in Hong Kong on March 20, 2014. Hong Kong's bamboo scaffoldings remain a common sight high above the streets of the city, scaling the sides of towering, ultra-modern steel and glass buildings on traditional bamboo poles linked through ancient design concepts.     AFP PHOTO / Philippe Lopez        (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

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