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Old Tradition Lives On in Baltimorei
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November 14, 2013 10:50 PM
Modern technology and a hastened lifestyle are wiping out many old traditions worldwide. But in the eastern U.S. city of Baltimore, one tradition is fighting to survive and perhaps even to grow. Street merchants who sell fruits and vegetables from colorful horse-drawn carts have disappeared from most U.S. cities, but still can be found in Baltimore. Zlatica Hoke reports there may be more in the future.

Old Tradition Lives On in Baltimore

Published November 14, 2013

Modern technology and a hastened lifestyle are wiping out many old traditions worldwide. But in the eastern U.S. city of Baltimore, one tradition is fighting to survive and perhaps even to grow. Street merchants who sell fruits and vegetables from colorful horse-drawn carts have disappeared from most U.S. cities, but still can be found in Baltimore. Zlatica Hoke reports there may be more in the future.


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