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Kristof: I Need a Micro-Loan to Get Home

By NICHOLAS KRISTOF

that pretty tells the whole heart-rending tale.  i'm stuck in a small poverty-stricken african country with no cash.  it's more than my life is worth to disclose which country. but my editor knows. if she's still got a job.   can somebody find her?  please? my corporate credit card's been cut off.  i'm starving and someone stole my trousers. i think i have dengue fever.   i'm writing this on some guy's ancient cell it's only one bar left the only way to get money here is a microloan from the nearest oiko credit contact person but he won't believe i'm a reporter  need someone to confirm i'm an sme (small to medium-sized enterprise) and approve a microloan for $85 so i can catch a bus to  

 

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