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#1516: Fiddletown or Bust

Original Air Date: 04.18.2015
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This week on The Best of Car Talk, Tom’s vegan daughter is about to head off to drive cross-country in her truck. Should Tom have pre-emptive work done to make sure she doesn’t get stuck in Carnivore Land?
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