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STORYBOARDS
We Are Chaffee too! are written personal stories from a diverse group of community members. Captured and written by local writers, the stories are short, sweet, and incredibly powerful. The stories can be found here and at various public places around the county.      

BROWNS CANYON COWBOY
 
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Bill Dvorak shares his story of water, environmentalism and love for the land.

SERVICE IS HER

MANTRA

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Learn about Iris' colorful story about her home country Venezuela, human anatomy and service to others.

SWEET GIRL IN HER SWEET WORLD

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Nora shares her views on Salida, animals, biomes and geography.

HOMELESS IN SALIDA
 
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Amy shares her story about finding a way to help herself before she can assist others.

GROWING UP KURDISH

IN TURKEY

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Like the baklava Rama makes and shares with his customers, his story is sometimes sticky and layer upon layer.

LIVING OUTSIDE

OF THE BOX

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Advocacy, Americorps, and looking wistfully into the future.

VETS FOR
VETS
 
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Buffalo shares his experiences giving to other Vets.

DOWN TO THE

MARROW

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Bianka is a Chicagoan to the core, but has found balance in Chaffee County.

TEMPORARY ISOLATION

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Luke shares his unconventional approach of making and saving money through "homelessness."

SKATER TO THE CORE
 
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Stacy's path from Durango to Salida, proves to be a much needed and productive change.

A MAN OF 

GOD

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A story of priorities and a decision that changed his life forever.

ADAPTACION

CONSTANTE

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Evelyn "Ange" Zuniga

A QUAINT SLICE OF RURAL COLORADO 
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Skylar shares her trials and discoveries in searching for a place in rural Colorado.

NINETY YEAR OLD

SALIDA ORIGINAL

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Meet Pal - a Salidan with history . Born and raised in the same house that he still resides.

DISCOVERING

SALIDA

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Having lived in Austin, Chattanooga, and Albuquerque, Jacob compares his experiences. 

FINDING COMMUNITY 
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After much seraching, Cat has found her community on the river and trails.

SECURE & STABLE

AT LONG LAST

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After many years of hard work and dedication, Angela and Jeremiah hav found their home.

SHE'S ON A

MISSION

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Twenty five years of tireless volunteering in Buena Vista.

FOLLOWING MY "AHA" MOMENT 
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Searching for a place to fit in and looking to others for inspiration.

UNOFFICIAL GOODWILL AMBASSADOR

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Longtime resident, familiar downtown figure and goodwill ambassador.

UNA MUJER PODEROSA

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Maria Montoya