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Cairo’s Garbage City Women Raise Pigs, Recycle Rags, Weave Rugs

Nimet Habachy, siren of late-night radio, recounts spending an intimate Christmas Eve singing carols in Leonard Bernstein’s Manhattan apartment.

The great man played his piano -- a Bosendorfer -- while lyricist and playwright Adolph Green belted out an improvised version of “Jingle Bells,” in Yiddish.