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For the women who grow tomatoes and onions in this isolated village at the end of a long dirt road, the first shock came when the Canadian volunteers arrived. The six Quebeckers worked shoulder to shoulder with the Burkinabe women, planting seeds and hauling buckets of water. The villagers had never seen such a thing from white people before.

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