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HipZIPS
January 2004



Nominate Your Own Choice for coverage in our ZIP Code series
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You can share your idea with others and read their nominations in this open forum board.

You can also send it straight to one of our editors via snail mail: PO Box 98199, Washington, DC 20090-8199



 
They're those corners of the world that you just can't get out of your mind. Places so special, or just plain weird, that they take on their own personalities. National Geographic scoured the United States to include just such places in its ZipUSA series.

This month visit Basin, Montana, where folks come from far and wide to whiff naturally occurring radon as a cure for what ails them.
 
Other zips in the works range from Greenwich, Connecticut, where great wealth and all its trappings are more the rule than the exception, to Talladega, Alabama, where a special institute prepares the state's blind and deaf for the world's sights and sounds.




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After nominating your special corner of the world, head for the "health mines" in Basin, MT 59631.



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