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Why We Live Here and Not There

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    It's been a bit chilly in the Southland over the past few weeks, but this sure ain't Alaska.

    In Fairbanks, the mercury hit 45 degrees below zero on Tuesday -- and forecasters say it probably won't get that warm again for the rest of the week.

    What, exactly, makes people want to live there? What could possibly be so stunning about the quality of life there that makes the stunning cold so bearable?