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Where Have All The Public Toilets Gone?

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Public Toilet in Philadelphia, outside Philadelphia City Hall.

New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof recently wrote a column proclaiming that "America Is Not Made for People Who Pee." It hit a nerve. People responded with stories that all seemed to agree with him.

So, why don't we complain about locked doors, long lines (for women), or the lack of a public toilet where one should be? Lezlie Lowe might say that we don't like to talk about bodily functions that are perceived as kind of, well, gross.

This hour, we talk about public toilets, including one that people like.

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Colin McEnroe and Cat Pastor contributed to this show.

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