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Special Arrangements

A persistent entrepreneur enjoys the sweet fruits of his labor.

This story appears in the September 2004 issue of Start Up.

Chris Dellamarggio, 33, had never owned his own business, but he says he knew one day he would have it all.

Working as a marketing researcher, Dellamarggio wasn't happy, mostly because every major decision was already made for him. He was ready for a change. "I knew in the back of my mind that I wanted to do something [different]," he says. "I didn't know if it would ever come about, but I knew something was out there."

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