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Powerful Video Shows Migrants Reading Mean Comments About Them

A powerful video of migrants to Singapore reading out local residents' comments about them shows how much words matter. Familiar Strangers, a student-run campaign to share the stories of the country's migrant workers, published a video Sunday featuring four migrant workers from China and Bangladesh.  The campaign collected positive and negative comments about migrants from Facebook posts dating back to 2008, and from a survey of 300 Singapore residents aged between 21 and 35, one of the campaign's members told The WorldPost Friday.
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