Pulling Data From PDF’s Part 1:

Using Python to Download Multiple PDF’s Quickly…

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Sometimes finding data feels a lot like taking on a mountain. Recently I came across some data related to international adoption on Travel.State.Gov. The data was laid out nicely in Plotly, but not in the way I wanted to look at it. Certainly they provided a raw data download link. Nope, just a link to annual PDF reports that contain the data I need. Doh!