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Once upon a chili

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Once upon a time, there was a huge gathering of everyone in the village who ate bowl after bowl of a magical concoction called chili.


One of the chilis, "Satan's Ice Cream," was hotter than a fire-breathing dragon.

Others were not too hot or not too cold. They were just right.

Some chilis, which were not red in color like the others, contained an unusual blend of spices and ingredients not found in this part of the kingdom.

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Al Edenloff
Al Edenloff is the news and opinion page editor for the Echo Press. He was born in Alexandria and lived most of his childhood in Parkers Prairie. He graduated with honors from Moorhead State University with a degree in mass communications, print journalism. He interned at the Echo Press in the summer of 1983 and was hired a year later as a sports reporter. He also worked as a news reporter/photographer. Al is a four-time winner of the Minnesota Newspaper Association's Herman Roe Award, which honors excellence in editorial writing.  
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