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What It's Like to Be the Only Resident in a Pop. 1 Town

Elsie Eiler pays taxes to herself and grants her own liquor license as the mayor, bartender, librarian and sole resident of Monowi, Nebraska. Elsie Eiler tells me I caught her in the right frame of mind the day I rang her up at her tavern. As the last remaining resident of Monowi, Nebraska, the 83-year-old has become somewhat of a local legend and a national treasure. As such, she gets lots of…
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