“A Place Where They Know Your Name”

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For more than half a century, Brown-Gardiner Drugs has specialized in serving loyal customers.

The juxtaposition is jarring. A big chain drugstore that failed stands empty at the corner of  North Elm and State Street. Almost directly across the street on the other side of Elm, customers fill up a locally owned, independent drugstore that has been a busy place for more than 50 years.

O’Henry Magazine (12/11-1/12) page 24