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Little libraries become food pantries during COVID-19

Clip: 05/10/2020 | 4m 24s | Video has closed captioning.

When the coronavirus emerged in the U.S., people who share books on a small-scale, the stewards of little free libraries, saw a new need. Adding food and other supplies suddenly transformed many of their tiny library boxes into pantries. Now anyone who has a "sharing box" can add their location to an interactive map to connect those in need with those who want to give. Hari Sreenivasan reports.

Aired: 05/10/20

Rating: NR

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