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America's Love Affair With Roadside Attractions

The UFO Welcome Center in Bowman, South Carolina. The World's Largest Teapot in Chester, West Virginia. The International Banana Museum in Mecca, California.

Americans have been pulling over to roadside attractions like these for generations. What do they tell us about the American ethos?

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