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How I Learned to Love Albuquerque

At first, I wasn’t crazy about Albuquerque. Miles and miles of strip malls, empty lots, parks with highway roar. Although the city’s Old Town is atmospheric, most of the stores sell junk, and the Old Town’s “best” cafĂ© served me a greasy chili rellano with a side of canned spinach. Wasn’t canned spinach banned in 1959?

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