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Talk of the Nation Letters

July 26, 2005, approximately 2:35 pm ET

Neal Conan: And one final e-mail before we have to go. This from Joel in San Francisco:

"Microcredit lending could help alleviate famine. When the world's poorest people, especially women, have access to credit at low interest rates, they have working capital to start and expand small businesses, providing an income stream which can help themselves and their families to afford food and other necessities in good times and in bad."

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