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Literature gets a ride in the streets of Buenos Aires – Buenos Aires Video

In Argentina, a local artist has transformed an old ford Falcon into a roving library. He weaves through the streets of Buenos Aires and the rest of the country, offering books to passers-by in the hopes of sparking the country’s appetite for literature. Duration: 01:52

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  1. Wow, I love it. I would love to go to Buenos Aires for a visit.

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  2. Wow.. This is just amazingly cool! I wonder if it has cup holders?

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  3. You blocked the video on my blog, so I guess I’ll forget about AFP videos from now on.

    That’s OK. There’s no shortage of videos, and if you don’t want the traffic, someone else will.

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  4. AFP, why block your videos from being embedded on other websites?

    It’s free advertising!

    The stupidity of big media knows no bounds.

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    Bring it to Burning Man!!!!

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  6. Way to go Raul. We all miss you in Houston. Keep up the great work, my friend.

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  7. Éste tipo de personas reconfortan mi día. Excelente y hermosa idea!

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  8. Amazing this guy!

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  9. In the US we use buses and RVs as bookmobiles. Lame.

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  10. very good!

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  11. amazing .. thanks for sharing .. god bless
    

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  12. AFP, you suck for disabling embedding. This is ideal social media fodder – and you just FAILED.

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  13. This guy is awesome!

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  14. This is the single coolest thing I’ve seen in ages. What an amazing idea, he is truly a great man.

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  15. Things like these makes me feel proud of my people. :3

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  16. What a great idea. Is there information for how to donate to his cause?

    Best. Bookmobile. Ever.

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  17. Why did they disable embedding. This is a great vid. True ART in action. Someone dropped it onto my site but now it doesn’t play. AFP FAIL.

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  18. Lovely video. Interesting topic. Dick move disabling embedding, though.

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  19. How well does it handle? I imagine all those books cost a fortune in gas money to schlep around. On the other hand, he did manage to tour the country with it.

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  20. I like the working 57mm cannon for blasting away illiterates and book burners.

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  21. Bad AFP embed policy. Fail.

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  22. Now this is something worthy of MY tax dollars!!!

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  23. Fail imbed policy

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  24. Atta boy, Raul! The ArtCar Parade had no WMI vehicle this year. Come back for a visit. We miss you in Houston.

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  25. Beyond awesome. Genius.

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