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The Trail of the Holy Grail

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6 Stops on the Hunt for the Holy Grail. The relic might be nowhere at all, but the places in the legend's history are real.
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The Incinerator House. Artist Ron Fleming turned an abandoned industrial structure into a home and a work of art.

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