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June Wilcox is the owner of M. Judson Booksellers, so it shouldn’t be a surprise that she’s got a way with words. Still, Wilcox managed to summarize the pressure, the stress, the heartbreak — as well as the go-for-it spirit and optimistic energy — of today’s small business owner in just a couple of sentences.  



a woman standing in front of a mirror posing for the camera: Nicole Cendrowski poses for a portrait at Fireforge Crafted Beer Friday, Nov. 13, 2020.


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Nicole Cendrowski poses for a portrait at Fireforge Crafted Beer Friday, Nov. 13, 2020.

When the economy halted in an effort to curb the spread of the coronavirus, “I think the whole world was just like, ‘Gosh, we don’t know what to do, but we got to figure this out, especially because we care so much about serving a community. And we want to make it convenient for people to still shop with us and not automatically default to Amazon,'” Wilcox said. 

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