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Newsweek International - - MONGOLIA -

A lo­cal cat­tle herder at Tolbo Lake. Herders can be men, women or chil­dren. “It’s a very hard life,” says La­grange, “but I have never seen a grumpy herder.” Even those who choose city life have knowl­edge of the land. “When­ever there’s an eco­nomic cri­sis, peo­ple leave the city and go back to the herds. It’s in­ter­est­ing: Mod­ern-day busi­ness­men can ride horses ex­tremely well.”

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