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A really, really bad day in Morocco

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Tom Wilmer
Fruit vendor in Marrakesh, Morocco

Correspondent Tom Wilmer recounts a memorable, for all the wrong reasons, day in Rabat, Morocco.

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Tom Wilmer
Secret Service agent, Ahmed's friend the date stall proprietor in a Rabat, Morocco souk.

In the company of The King of Morocco’s secret service agent, Ahmed, a local denizen approaches Wilmer and threatens to shoot him.

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Tom Wilmer
Tight quarters in ancient Fez, Morocco souk.

Come along and listen to the tale of Wilmer’s really bad day in a Rabat Souk marketplace.

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Tom Wilmer produces on-air content for Issues & Ideas airing over KCBX and is producer and host of the six-time Lowell Thomas award-winning NPR podcast Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer. Recorded live on-location across America and around the world, the podcasts feature the arts, culture, music, nature, history, science, wine & spirits, brewpubs, and the culinary arts--everything from baseball to exploring South Pacific atolls to interviewing the real Santa Claus in the Arctic.
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