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March 14, 2005 |

Hello Mr. Keillor,
As an 18-year-old about to graduate high school, I enjoy your program a great deal. What plans do you have to come to New Mexico? Well, I must go,

Quinten Peacock
Las Cruces NM

Quinten, I was in your state a couple days ago aboard Amtrak's crack Southwest Chief from Chicago to L.A. We stopped in Gallup and Lamy and Albuquerque where we got off the train and walked up and down the platform. We ate supper in the dining car, looking out at New Mexico, buttes and mesas in the sunset, thinking about the Sons of the Pioneers tune, "Riding Down The Canyon". Next time you have a few bucks to rub together, ride that train, son. It may not be around much longer.

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