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Column: Cooter speaks
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When finally I was able to park at Cooter’s Last Stand in Luray, Va., and wade through the mud, I discovered that the ticket line had more than 100 people waiting to purchase tickets. Though I was perfectly willing to buy a ticket, and while I remained stunned by the tens of thousands of Dukes of Hazzard fans who showed up to see the cast, cars and shows, I decided to play the media card. I had a newspaper clipping of a column tucked into my pocket so I bypassed the line, went to a young man in a tent and explained that I was there to do a story.