The Colorado Mountain Town That Owns My Heart

The One Constant in My Nomadic Childhood Was Crested Butte

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I roamed the country in my youth, but Crested Butte, the charming mountain town that owned my heart, kept me from straying too far.

Despite living in six different states over a period of two decades, I never found a place that felt like a real home: safe, secure, lived-in, and happy. I wanted to make marks on a wall for every inch I grew in a year and refer to my friends as lifelong pals. Instead, all I got were new empty houses and untimely goodbyes. How can you really …

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