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The port has proven itself a significant asset for existing Virginia businesses as well as international firms seeking strategic, advantageous expansion, relocation or investment opportunities.The economic impact of the port reaches organizations and individuals on multiple levels, locally, regionally and statewide.As the port grows and the economy improves, the interest in Virginia builds. In fact, in just the first six weeks of 2016, 10 customers of The Port of Virginia have committed to developing 350,000 square feet of space, investing more than $161 million and creating more than 1,000 jobs.As a major gateway to global trade, The Port of Virginia continues to demonstrate its importance as an essential player in economic development, both regionally and statewide.
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The issue of child labor thus illustrates the complex tapestry of reality we call “poverty.” It forces us to forego our Westernized assumptions and to ask questions such as: What is culture? What is a local economy? What is the role of children in a local culture and economy? What is work and what is education? For Nordberg-Hodge these questions are important, because the issue cannot be simply defined: “There is a blanket assumption that wherever children work, it is an abuse. But working with the family and community helps to shape their identity, gives them a vital role in life and a feeling of responsibility and belonging.”