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Arbutus Library's passport application service a hit

Arbutus Library's passport application service a hit

When Tiffany Brunson realized on the morning of April 4 that getting a passport from a post office requires an appointment, she was already halfway down Interstate 95 on her way from New Jersey to Maryland with her daughter.

"I called all the post offices today and they said they don't have it and I was going to cry," she said.

She had planned to take advantage of a day trip to the Baltimore area to obtain a passport for her daughter, who may have to travel to the British Virgin Islands for a family wedding in the near future.

Brunson is divorced from her daughter's father, who lives in Baltimore, and, with the requirement that both parents be present in...