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3 January 2012 Updated at 20:36 ET

Poverty and progress in the Mississippi Delta

Returning to the Mississippi Delta 44 years after an iconic photo documentary highlighted the poverty in the region

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The Mississippi Delta is known as the poorest corner of the poorest state in America. And what little economic opportunity the region does hold is just a few factory closures away from collapse, reports the BBC's Paul Adams.

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-16385337





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