Rest Stop

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Nine radio producers, two days, one rest stop on the New York State Thruway. Stories of people who are just passing through, and people who are at the rest stop every day — working. One of them has worked there since 1969. A bunch of others came from Asia and eastern Europe to pour coffee for travelers.

Learn more or listen again to this week's episode, which originally aired September 4, 2009.

Banner image: Nancy Updike




Ira Glass