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A Belated Goodbye to New York

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A Belated Goodbye to New York

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A Belated Goodbye to New York

A Belated Goodbye to New York

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Commentator Ted Rose wasn't particularly reflective when — a year ago this week — he chucked his rent-controlled one-bedroom on New York City's Upper West Side to embrace a Spartan life at a Buddhist retreat center in the middle of the Colorado Rockies.

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