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Notes from where the far-away there is here...
In the Dispatches spirit that world news, big and small, is best reported by people on the scene, we've introduced The View From Here. It's a blog where CBC correspondents and Dispatches contributors -- and our listeners on the move -- can report about the things you can only find out by being there.
Right now, we're getting word about That Song, a piece of music you associate with events you've witnessed in far-off places, and descriptions of some exotic feasts.
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