Page 14 - Backside Volume 23 / January 2024
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In all seriousness, RI has had a healthy scene since
                                                                                                                                                before I showed up. For such a small state, it blows
                                                                                                                                                me away to think about how much we had, and still
                                                                                                                                                have, going on. Not sure I felt that way about it
                                                                                                                                                when I was younger, but I had no idea really. I
                                                                                                                                                would always hear about kids growing up in Midwest
                                                                                                                                                towns run by high school football, rednecks and only
                                                                                                                                                had one paved parking lot that they got chased out
                                                                                                                                                of by locals who also had nothing else to do. If
                                                                                                                                                that’s where you live now, you should leave. We also
                                                                                                                                                have high schools, football and rednecks, but here’s
                                                                                                                                                what I think makes RI so unique – Dels lemonade. No,
                                                                                                                                                just kidding…but if you’ve never had one, you should
                                                                                                                                                come to RI and try one, I’ve never heard anyone say
                                                                                                                                                they don’t like Del’s.

                                                           14                              Billy Drowne • BS 180 nose grind • Cranston, RI                                        15
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