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Salt people of Vietnam..Lan Pham, 40, spends four months out of the year with her family working on their salt farm in Ben Tre, about four hours south of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.  The rest of the year Pham works as a maid in the city...Farmers harvest salt cultivated in rice-patty like fields in Ben Tre, a village in southern Vietnam. The salt season usually begins in January and ends in March as these are the driest months. Photo taken Friday, March 21, 2008. Kevin German /