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Homebound travel

Thousands of travelers pass through the Shenzhen railway station during the Spring Festival travel season, also referred to as chunyun (春运 chūnyùn). It’s the world’s largest annual human migration, as millions of migrant workers travel home for the Chinese New Year.

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Michael Yamashita

Michael Yamashita is an award-winning photographer who has been shooting for National Geographic magazine for more than 30 years. He specialized in Asia after spending seven years in the region following his graduation from Wesleyan University.