Chinese cash in on hair extensions

Promoted by celebrities, hair extensions are high in demand and much of the human hair used to make them comes from China.

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    Promoted by celebrities, hair extensions are high in demand and much of the human hair used to make them comes from China.

    In one province, the hair collection and processing industry is worth hundreds of millions of dollars.

    Al Jazeera's Andrew Thomas reports from Taihe in eastern China.


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