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On Monday afternoon, I cracked open a thin black billfold to gaze at a possession worthy of the kind of regard usually reserved for something actually important, like a family heirloom.

It is a piece of green paper the size of a business card, laminated and bearing a small photo of me. It is my new Chinese drivers licence.

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