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While working on a documentary film about a Chinese mining company in Afghanistan, Brent Huffman got caught up in the saga of a 2,000 year-old Buddhist site on the brink of destruction.
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The Global Heritage Fund's Jeff Morgan explains how heritage conservation can benefit the economies of developing countries in Asia.
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