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Sampling the Night Life on the NYC Subway

New York City's subway is one of the few underground transit systems to stay open 24 hours. That's nice for bleary-eyed revelers and late-shift workers heading home. But it's difficult for the people who clean and repair the system between trains. NPR's Robert Smith spends the night on the subway that never sleeps.

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Robert Smith is a host for NPR's Planet Money where he tells stories about how the global economy is affecting our lives.
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