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Alan Zemek

Park Rapids proves 'you can get there from here'

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Marshall Dodge was wrong. As it turns out, you can get there from here.

The phrase "You can't get there from here." Or, in the proper Yankee Droll, "you cahn't get theyah from heeah," was first popularized by humorist Marshall Dodge in one of his stories about the quirkiness of rural New England culture as reflected in a small town in north central Maine called Millinocket.

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