By MATT COMBS
BECKLEY, W.Va. — Much is made of the fact that Thurmond is nearly a ghost town, a fact that has been used to draw tourists down through the Gorge and near the New River.
Well, that reputation will take a bit of a hit over the next month as the National Park Service hauls in some new residents to help with the yard work.
While not reinventing the town as a 21st-century boomtown miracle, the new residents are sure to draw some curious attention not for who they are but for what they are.
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