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We follow the trash from the sanitation men on the street, to the mob guys who controlled the hauling business, to the people who actually live in dumps.

Stories of very unusual pen pals, people whose relationship could not exist without the help of the postal service.

The story of a fixer for the Catholic Church and how he came to sympathize with the people that he was sent to deceive.

We try to figure out the paradox of the current economy, where Americans are simultaneously both losing jobs and buying new homes and cars.