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Auction Brings Marfa Together for Deals & Reflection

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Auctioneer Bucky Etheridge salutes the crowd as Jason Owen stands on a forklift (KRTS Photo/Jennie Lyn Hamilton).

An end-of-business auction took place this weekend at a onetime community fixture in Marfa, Corder Lumber and Hardware. For many in the crowd, the auction was not just about hardware, but a chance to see old friends and remember a not-so-distant past. Lorne Matalon reports.