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Gujaratis played a huge role in the expansion of Best Westerns and Days Inns across the country, according to one scholar, partly because they were willing to relocate to places like Berlin, Conn., pictured here. Mike Mozart/Flickr hide caption

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Here To Stay: How Indian-Born Innkeepers Revolutionized America's Motels

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From Dust Bowl refugees to post World War II travelers, people have long been drawn to Route 66 to make a change. That same story of transformation is still being told in the old 66 Motel. Laurel Morales/KJZZ hide caption

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Building A New Community For The Rural Homeless

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