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Continuing its support for Matthieu Ricard<\/a>’s global humanitarian organization, Karuna Shechen<\/a>, Filmages produced a short documentary featuring the low-cost, high-educational impact of Bamboo Schools<\/em>.<\/p>\n\n

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