America's appetite for inexpensive shrimp from Southeast Asia is growing, but at what cost? In Thailand, illegal and abusive labor practices go unchecked to feed a booming demand. Jason Motlagh gives us a closer look at the Burmese migrants who are the backbone of the industry.

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