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Is China's One-Child Policy Coming To An End?04:55
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China introduced its one-child policy more than 30 years ago to curb its exploding population. When the policy went into effect, China's economy was on its knees. Now it's booming and many influential figures in China are saying it may be time to relax the policy. The BBC's Jon Humphries reports.

This segment aired on November 12, 2010.

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