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Tiny Laos Readies For A Visit From Obama — And A Turn Under The Global Spotlight

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From 'Morning Edition': NPR's Scott Horsley reports from the G-20 Summit

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From 'Morning Edition': Scott Horsley reports on the G-20 Summit

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