Congolese struggle: To start their own businesses

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BRAZZAVILLE, Republic of Congo — A man walks alongside a busy street, past cars stuck in traffic and the packed sidewalk. He pulls a heavy cart laden with garbage, his progress slow as he avoids pedestrians stepping out in front of him.

The man is one of many who pull these carts — called pousse-pousse — for a living in Brazzaville, the capital of the Republic of Congo. And it's backbreaking work.

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