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To: EEGator; EggsAckley
I was just going to say something similar. If given the choice between there and Naples, I’m picking Naples every time.

And besides, every ten years or so, it's threatened with burning down by out of control forest fires.

4 posted on 11/08/2011 1:25:11 PM PST by CedarDave
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At one time Gallup, New Mexico had one of the highest concentrations of millionaires in the country. That was before the housing boom and the explosion in consumer electronics.

Many, if not most, were from the sizable Lebanese community in Mexico who found that trading in Navajo Jewelry and Art (real and imitation) was very profitable. Low overhead, high margins and high turnover plus an endless supply of gullible customers (who couldn't tell a Navajo from a Lebanese) delivered to their doorstep via I-40 made for a perfect setup for culturally sharp traders.

That, plus a mostly cash business under the IRS radar, made a bunch of Lebanese very wealthy.

But you had to live in Gallup.

21 posted on 11/08/2011 2:23:44 PM PST by MARTIAL MONK (I'm waiting for the POP!)
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