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The Transaction: A tale of pizza and love

Feb 25, 2016
Marcos Menendez tells a story about a pizza purchase, a delivery boy, and love.
A customer walks in to a Pizza Hut restaurant during lunchtime on April 19, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.
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The Transaction: A spool of yarn

Dec 24, 2015
A purchase at a craft store led to a final gift of love from a mother to daughter.
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The Transaction

Oct 11, 2015
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The Transaction: The Bar Tab

Oct 9, 2015
Two strangers, a bathroom emergency and an unpaid bar tab.

The beer purchase that saved a man's life

Aug 14, 2015
A new keg of Labatt Blue was worth the wait.

The Transaction: A Big Mac

Jul 9, 2015
Marketplace listener Allen Marin on how a Big Mac coupon led him to the Super Bowl.

The Transaction: Hawaii condo

May 15, 2015
A dire diagnosis nearly derailed the Morales' family vacation.

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The Transaction: a silver promise

Apr 30, 2015
A necklace with a comforting message

The Transaction: The right price

Apr 1, 2015
The love and heartbreak of a musician's first guitar.

The Transaction: Christmas dinner, a broken range and an unexpected miracle

Mar 4, 2015
Marketplace listener Vivian Simonsen-Jupp of Henderson, Nevada was excited to have everyone in her family home for Christmas for the first time in years.