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Video: They’ve struck oil, but they’re not rich

Shrimping was Phan Plork’s passion, and his livelihood ­until an oil gusher fouled the waters off the Louisiana coast. Now, Plork, 42, a Cambodian refugee, goes out on the Gulf of Mexico to lay boom as part of the cleanup effort. BP pays $1,500 a day for his boat and crew, half what he made before. “I’d rather shrimp,” he said. “The sooner the better.”

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Video: Hi-res video: They've struck oil, but they're not rich - Cambodian shrimpers do BP's dirty work.


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