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Millions Head Home For Chinese Lunar New Year-The Year Of The Snake! (Video)

China's annual human migration reaches its peak with millions heading home to their families as Asia prepares to welcome in the Lunar New Year.

In Beijing, the world's largest annual migration for humans is in full swing. Millions of people across Asia are travelling home to be with their families over the Lunar New Year.

In Beijing alone, over 6 million train trips are expected to be made on Friday (February 8) as the migration reaches its peak.

People have preparing to welcome in the Year of the Snake. Many will begin celebrating the holiday when it officially begins on Saturday (February 9).

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2013-02-08 06:13:46.0