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Winning in a Losing Town

Your friends smile politely when you tell them where you want to start a business. Your family thinks you're nuts. But you know you've got what it takes--and you're right.

This story appears in the March 2002 issue of Entrepreneurs Start-Ups magazine.

"There's no money to be made in this town."

"You're going to have a really tough go at it here."

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