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Iraqis Get New Currency

Iraq's new currency arrives, creating a frenzy of exchange and a photo opportunity for coalition forces. Many Iraqis say that switching to money lacking the face of Saddam Hussein is crucial to their country's future. Hear NPR's Deborah Amos.

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Deborah Amos covers the Middle East for NPR News. Her reports can be heard on NPR's award-winning Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition.