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Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Wearing fireman's boots, bookseller weeps

The Vineyard Gazette features a heartbreaking story from Julia Wells, describing the emotional agony of the woman still most associated with the iconic bookstore Bunch of Grapes in Vineyard Haven. Desperate to see the damage for herself, Ann Nelson borrowed fireman's boots and jacket, and explored the blackened ruins. As she surveyed blackened shelves and melted ceilings, tears ran down her cheeks.

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