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The Deadly World of China's Fireworks Factories

Yuyang Liu/ChinaFile
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In the factories where 90 percent of the world's fireworks are made, female workers toil in dangerous conditions — and struggle to obtain compensation when things go awry.

Photos: A Look Inside the Chinese Factories That Make Your July 4 Fireworks

A worker puts together firework shells. (Epic Fireworks/Flickr)
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Most of the fireworks exploding in the U.S. skies this weekend will have come from China, the world's largest producer and exporter.

Photo of the Day: Celebrating the New Year in Australia

One of the first countries to ring in the new year, a fireworks showcase explodes in Sydney Harbor, Australia on January 1, 2014. (Halans/Flickr)
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As one of the first countries to ring in the new year, a fireworks showcase explodes in Sydney Harbor, Australia on January 1, 2014. (Halans/Flickr)