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Alex Beam

Land of the Free

By Alex Beam
Globe Columnist / July 20, 2004

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"This is the place," Mormon leader Brigham Young said when he first beheld the Salt Lake Valley stretching out before him in 1847. But I am looking around Grafton, at the open general store ("worms and crawlers available"), the closed general store, the closed museum, and the one open filling station, and I am thinking: This is ... (Full Article: 736 Words)

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