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Cutting Cashews From Fruit


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Here is U, a Burmese woman working at the "Banana Resort," spending her time off by cutting cashew nuts from fruit. She will dry the nuts in the sun and sell them uncracked for 30 Baht (about $1) per kilogram (2.2 lbs.) She was very happy to work in Thailand for six months because her low salary plus the extra she earned with cashews was much more than she could earn in Burma. "Banana" also had a Burmese man happily working through the tourist season.