as a weekly practice I listen to npr and do a little sketch on one of the stories. take a look, you can click on the illustration to make it bigger!
Wednesday, June 10, 2009
French Pawn Shops Thrive During Recession
In France, banks are increasingly hesitant to lend during the economic downturn. That has made one venerable Paris lending institution more popular than ever: the pawn shop.
here story here:
-excerpt from NPR