Big Sky Gitmo: A Piece of the American Dream

Big Sky Gitmo: A Piece of the American Dream

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Abby Zimet

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Rest easy: The Dream lives. Earlier this month, the town council of Hardin, Montana – pop. 3,400 – voted unanimously to ask the US government to send them some of the 240 Guantanamo detainees, to be housed in their never-used jail. The clarion call of 100 jobs in a hardscrabble area beckons, says economic development director Greg Smith: "Like anything in America, we're looking for opportunities."

"I don't really like the word terrorist...." said pizzeria owner Clare Carleton. "I think it's really going to help our community."

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