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HipZIPS
June 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 Pawtucket, Rhode Island, where immigrants from Africa's Cape Verde Islands soothe homesickness with music.
 
Other zips in the works range from Nalcrest, Florida, a community built for retired letter carriers, to Point Roberts, Washington, the five-square-mile (thirteen-square-kilometer) tip of an otherwise Canadian peninsula.




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After nominating your special corner of the world, take in the Cape Verdean rhythms of Pawtucket, RI 02860.



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