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Charity gives struggling French a summer holiday

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August is the tradition month for holidays in France. But taking time off is not an option for people struggling financially.
August is the tradition month for holidays in France. But taking time off is not an option for people struggling financially. Reuters/Vincent Kessler

It’s the middle of summer here in France, and for many people, that means a long break, as August is the traditional month for holidays. The French take an average of 30 days off a year, which is double the global average. But time off work is not an option for people struggling financially. So a large French charity is working to give disadvantaged families a little break.

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