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Evidence shows Pompeii was a wealthy city

By Jim Sloter

Walking toward nearby Pompeii ruins by 8:30, our first stop was to cash a Traveler’s Check for Italian lira. We did a little shopping on the way but only bought a guide book to the Pompeii ruins so we could take our time – we wanted to absorb and learn about what happened there without being rushed..

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