Minu (left) and her younger sister Shumi (right) worked on the Planet Money men's t-shirt. Kainaz Amaria/NPR hide caption

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Planet Money

Episode 497: Love, Betrayal And The Planet Money T-Shirt

On today's show: the lives of two sisters and the rise of the garment industry in Bangladesh.

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Lina Maria Tascón, Doris Restrepo, Noreli Morales and their co-workers sew Planet Money women's T-shirts. Joshua Davis/NPR hide caption

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The container carrying the Planet Money women's T-shirts is loaded onto a ship in Cartagena, Colombia. Eric Helton for NPR hide caption

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The Hansa Kirkenes carried all 6,078 of the Planet Money women's T-shirts from Cartagena, Colombia, to Miami. Eric Helton for NPR hide caption

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Bales of imported clothing are wheeled into the Gikombo Market in Nairobi, Kenya. Sarah Elliott for NPR hide caption

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