Photograph by Takaaki Iwabu, The News & Observer via AP

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Chia Yang, of Statesville, makes a bouquet at the State Farmers Market in North Carolina. She and her husband sell flowers here on weekends.

Photograph by Takaaki Iwabu, The News & Observer via AP

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