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The Demanding Off-Hour Escapes of China's High-Tech Workers

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Zhengzhou roller rink

Thousands of young Chinese come to the city of Zhengzhou to work in electronics factories. To escape the monotony of the assembly line, many take up roller skating as a hobby, like at this outdoor roller rink.

Credit: Gilles Sabrie for The New York Times

The hottest nightclub in this factory town is a neon-encrusted dive down the road from the industrial park where iPhones are made 24 hours a day.

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