Can You Guess the Astounding Thing These Vietnamese Workers Are Doing in This Photo?

No, that's not water they're sitting in.

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Factory workers wearing traditional leaf hats mend fishing nets in the coastal city of Bac Liêu, Vietnam. The workers knit speedily, says photographer Ly Hoang Long, and employ tiny needles to weave nets tight enough to catch the various species of shrimp, fish, and crabs that keep the local economy afloat. As they work, heaps of netting mound behind them, like the waves in which they’ll soon be deployed.

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