Rough Translation: Liberté, Égalité and French Fries Alix presents a new episode from NPR's Rough Translation about residents of an immigrant neighborhood in Marseille, France who considered their local McDonalds to be a home of sorts, so when the owner tries to sell it, they take extreme measures to try and save it.
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Rough Translation: Liberté, Égalité and French Fries

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Rough Translation: Liberté, Égalité and French Fries

Rough Translation: Liberté, Égalité and French Fries

Rough Translation: Liberté, Égalité and French Fries

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Residents of an immigrant neighborhood in northern Marseille gather outside of a McDonald's they are fighting to keep open. Eleanor Beardsley hide caption

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Residents of an immigrant neighborhood in northern Marseille gather outside of a McDonald's they are fighting to keep open.

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