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Coastin’ The Country: Gatlinburg remains strong after devastating wildfire

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“The best way to help this area….is to visit.”

A few weeks ago I made my first trip to Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Last year, a devastating wildfire swept through that region – Gatlinburg was hit particularly hard. One way you can help the people of the region recover  –  plan a trip there this summer.

I spoke to Dollywood’s Pete Owens about how the recovery was going and what the people of Gatlinburg / Pigeon Forge need moving forward.

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