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Balkh Postcard

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Balkh Postcard

Balkh Postcard

Balkh Postcard

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NPR's Lawrence Sheets delivers an audio postcard from Balkh, Afghanistan. There's been no mail delivery for more than a decade. The pharmacist has only herbal remedies to offer the sick. And the blacksmith's the most techno-savvy guy in town.