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You can always tell who the tourists are, because they obsess over the deer that walk around in the streets. I hate to say it, but… we laugh at people like that.
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Maybe I can confirm this when I take a wine tour someday. I think the middle child has it the roughest. Actually, our city is, and our state is.
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