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China: Gain and loss in the emerging economic giant
Huang Jinlan, left, talks with her daughter, Yvonne, at a juice bar in downtown Shanghai. Huang, who did not attend college, is putting Yvonne through one of Shanghai's best universities by running a small clothing stall in an outdoor market. She wants her daughter to earn a medical degree - a sign of rising expectations and pressures among today's expanding middle class in China.