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Chinese Nurse Arrested for Selling Newborn Babies to Traffickers

A woman reunites with her newborn baby who was sold by the doctor who delivered him at a hospital in Fuping County, central China's Shanxi province on Aug. 5, 2013. Other cases have been reported across China in recent years. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)
A woman reunites with her newborn baby who was sold by the doctor who delivered him at a hospital in Fuping County, central China's Shanxi province on Aug. 5, 2013. Other cases have been reported across China in recent years. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

A nurse in southern China’s Guangdong Province was arrested recently for human trafficking, after she was caught selling off the newborn babies she was entrusted...




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