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US unemployment: The long search for a job

10 January 2014 Last updated at 14:12 GMT

The US unemployment rate fell to a five year low in December as firms create 74,000 new jobs, latest figures show.

However, the news is little comfort to the four million long-term unemployed across the US.

Samira Hussain reports.