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In Antarctica, a town that thrives despite the shivers

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Antarctica is home to a few hardy souls who endure -40 degree Celsius winters. In Las Estrellas town, the snow and glacial wind doesn’t keep its 64 inhabitants from having a bank, a school and occasional visitors. Duration: 02:09 Video provided by AFP

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