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The Things They Carried: Contraband Found At Dulles

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A passenger arrived at the Dulles Airport from Brazil in April with about 60 pounds of raw beef and about 11 pounds of raw chicken.
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A passenger arrived at the Dulles Airport from Brazil in April with about 60 pounds of raw beef and about 11 pounds of raw chicken.

Dulles International Airport in Virginia is one of the 10 busiest airports in the country. And among the millions of pounds of luggage that comes through is the risk that a passenger might bring in a non-native species, carry a disease or smuggle in drugs. WAMU's Kavitha Cardoza spoke to some of the Customs and Border Protection Officers whose job it is to stop that from happening.

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