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LA Unified's backlog of broken musical instruments 'like a war scene'

by Mary Plummer | Take Two

Steve Bagmanyan, a piano repair technician tunes a Steinway and Sons piano at the LAUSD Music Repair Shop. Grant Slater/KPCC

Getting supplies is a yearly ritual for students heading back to school. For music teachers, that can mean fixing up an old trombone or re-stringing a cello. But as KPCC's Mary Plummer reports, the process hasn't been easy this fall at LA Unified.

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