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Fridays, Hats And Cigarettes (Or How To Profit From The Newport Economy)

August 25, 2006

There’s a guy named Alberto who sits on a milk crate next to a large electrical box outside my building. On the electrical box sits an opened pack of Newport cigarettes.

He sells the cigarettes for a quarter each to people as they go by.

Today I chatted with him and got some of the ins and outs of the Newport economy.

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