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Can Outsiders Appreciate The 'Bawlmer' Berger?

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Baltimore residents have long cherished the city's classic Berger cookies. But now that they're available beyond city limits, Baltimore native Andrew Reiner asks whether non-Baltimoreans can truly appreciate the venerated cookie. He speaks with host Michel Martin.
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