"We thought this was the greatest place, this ghost town that refuses to die," said Mr. Kilmer-Purcell, 41.
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"People say Sharon Springs is so lucky we came here, we changed the town," Kilmer-Purcell said. "But we came here because there were already people working to refurbish the old hotels and get businesses going. That's what attracted us here."
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