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Farmers Battered by Thailand Floods Find Golden Upside

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Nature regularly taunts the farmers of Thailand by flooding their fields, but this time she's tossed some of them a potential safety net: the chance to pan for gold.

Crops in Bang Saphan district, a rural community 240 kilometers (150 miles) south of Bangkok, were decimated by heavy flooding that affected much of southern Thailand in the week after New Year's. Villagers' opportunity to eke out a meager living diminished further when the waters destroyed a local market.

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