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The Cheapest Toll Ever Paid At the Panama Canal

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Ships navigating the Panama Canal are required to pay tolls along their route. In 1928, 14 years after the canal's opening, a man named Richard Halliburton finagled a way to navigate the channels for a great deal. Here's how he did it.

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