Call For Stories: New Jersey's Passaic River
MELISSA BLOCK, host:
You've heard about many rivers on this and other NPR programs.
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MICHAEL O'SULLIVAN: ...and an even tinier trickle, some 3,000 miles from where the Mekong finally ends...
OFEIBEA QUIST-ARCTON: The expansive brown waters rush over the giant boulders here on the Congo River in...
ROB GIFFORD: The first thing you notice is the silence here at the source of the Yellow River.
PHILIP REEVES: A honey-colored dawn is breaking on the Ganges...
BLOCK: Well, soon, we're going to hear about one more river, a little closer to home: New Jersey's Passaic River, which has been badly abused and polluted. The Passaic kick-started American manufacturing in the 1800s, and we plan to tell its story later this fall.
But we need your help. If you've ever lived or worked along the Passaic, we want to hear your stories and see your photos. If you have no Passaic connection but you're curious about it, please send us your questions. You can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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