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While backpacking along the Appalachian Trail this past spring, I made a brief stop to replenish my dwindling stock of vegan food in the sleepy town of Erwin, Tennessee. While there, I had a conversation with one of the locals who relished in recounting a bit of Erwin’s notorious history for me. Yet much to my dismay, the most poignant story was one involving the tragic end of a traveling…

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