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People & Places 

click to enlarge The People & Places that make St. Louis what it is.

ILLUSTRATION BY ALAURA MYERS

The People & Places that make St. Louis what it is.

St. Louis can sometimes feel like one big tug of war. Filled with huge personalities, opposing ideas and neighborhoods with identities so distinct that they can seem more like a collection of countries than simple municipal divisions, this town rattles and rumbles, constantly straining against itself. But that friction is energy, and it produces some of the most interesting characters, banging around and through some of the most compelling contexts, that you will find in the entire nation. Here’s to them, and this city.
Doyle Murphy

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