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Oil misery for Gulf shrimp farmers

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Many Vietnamese families in Alabama have long made a living by farming shrimp, but they now face financial ruin because of pollution in the Gulf of Mexico.

Pollution has been streaming from a well 50 miles (80km) off the coast for 18 days, after an explosion destroyed the Deepwater Horizon rig.

Katty Kay reports.

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