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Planet Money Spins A Yarn And Makes A 'Perfect' T-Shirt

Inside a yarn factory in Indonesia.
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Inside a yarn factory in Indonesia.
<strong>PLANET MONEY MAKES A T-SHIRT:</strong> <a href="http://apps.npr.org/tshirt/#/machines">Why The Recipe For Yarn Is Like The Formula For Coke</a>
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PLANET MONEY MAKES A T-SHIRT: Why The Recipe For Yarn Is Like The Formula For Coke

NPR's Planet Money team has manufactured a T-shirt. All this week we're following its journey around the globe. Today, the T-shirt makes a detour in the Pacific Ocean. Cotton from America gets shipped to a factory in Indonesia where it gets transformed into yarn.

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Robert Smith is a host for NPR's Planet Money where he tells stories about how the global economy is affecting our lives.
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