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Chocolate Maker Brings Joy Out Of The Basement

Awhile back, we brought you this story about one of the country's smallest and most intriguing chocolate factories.

But now you can see for yourself how Potomac Chocolate Founder Ben Rasmussen uses Indian lentil grinders, lobster pots and a tricked-out oven from Craig's List to bring his chocolates out of the basement and into your life.

For more amazing work by NPR's latest crop o' interns, check out NPR Intern Edition.

Happy Friday.

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