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Bangladesh: Happiest People On Earth?

Geoffrey Hiller asks some Bangladeshis to understand why Bangladeshis, one of the poorest nations in the world are also deemed as one of the happiest people on earth. Read their amazing explanations.


  • shafiur

    Surprised to see you give prominence to this kind of meaningless drivel by using the word “amazing.”

  • Carol

    Hey! Short but loaded! Good find Rezwan..

    tis true that money is just a mean of happiness, not happiness itself:) cheers!

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