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The city that never sulks

Page 2's Jim Caple says it would take a lot more than a power outage to dampen the spirits of New York City.

Updated: August 19, 2003, 12:39 PM ET
By Jim Caple | Page 2 columnist

Last week's power outage was the largest in U.S. history, blacking out cities from New York to Michigan, plus parts of Canada. Of course, you wouldn't have known it affected anyone outside New York City by watching the national newscasts ...

A CNN Special Report: "The Big Apple Goes Dark"

AARON BROWN: New Yorkers are handling the blackout the same way they handle every crisis, with their famous New York mix of bravado and aplomb. New Yorkers respond to everything with a mere shrug ...

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