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

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Inside a yarn factory in Indonesia.

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PLANET MONEY MAKES A T-SHIRT: Why The Recipe For Yarn Is Like The Formula For Coke

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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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