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 v.— «Now about 2,600 eked out a living in this town that was still true grit—no resorts and no pretensions. We liked the lack of tourist kitsch or miner chic. A little grim on this wet day—but real. Definitely not another Aspenized enclave.» —by Ellen Dudley, Eric Seaborg American Discoveries Oct., 1996. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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