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The Only Vampire in Natchez, Mississippi, Drove a Rolls Royce

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The Only Vampire in Natchez, Mississippi, Drove a Rolls Royce

The only vampire I ever met was in Natchez, Mississippi. Natchez is one of the oldest towns on the Mississippi River—settlers were there in the 1600s. And when you look at it on a map, it’s as if the river actually bends toward the town, as if Natchez has this mysterious magnetic pull. It’s a town full of transients—Mark Twain slept there. It’s a town full of characters. I was there to find those people: to write a story about the most interesting locals.

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