Busman's Holiday

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One day in 1947, NYC bus driver William Cimillo showed up to his daily bus route, but instead of turning left, he turned right. Over the next week, he traveled 1,300 miles in his municipal bus, ending up in Hollywood, Florida. The bus had broken down, he’d run out of money, and had no way of getting home. Plus, he was now the most wanted bus driver in the country.
This story originally aired on This American Life. Go to www.radiodiaries.org to find more stories and sign up for our monthly newsletter.

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