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One of Sangay's morning duties is milking the cows. Published in Material World: A Global Family Portrait, page 75. Sangay and her children and husband live in her parent's house; a traditional 3-story rammed-earth house in the hillside village of Shingkhey, Bhutan. Sangay and her mother Nalim care for the children and work in their mustard, rice, and wheat fields. Namgay, who has a hunched back and a clubfoot, grinds grain for neighbors with a small mill his family purchased from the government.

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One of Sangay's morning duties is milking the cows. Published in Material World: A Global Family Portrait, page 75. Sangay and her children and husband live in her parent's house; a traditional 3-story rammed-earth house in the hillside village of Shingkhey, Bhutan. Sangay and her mother Nalim care for the children and work in their mustard, rice, and wheat fields. Namgay, who has a hunched back and a clubfoot, grinds grain for neighbors with a small mill his family purchased from the government.