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Look around.

Wherever there’s a neighborhood

with any mojo in this country,

it’s not some megacorporation that made it happen.

It’s you,

the independent-business owner.

You’re the one who had the wild idea

to start a business,

the grit to get it built,

and the devotion to keep it running

Day after day.

That’s just about the coolest thing in the world.

Because when you love the things you sell

and the people you work with

and the communities you serve,

you do a lot more than build a business.

You make the world better,

one neighborhood at a time.

 

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