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No power? No problem, for this St. Louis family

Eric Brende and family, aboard the rickshaw they use as a taxi to make some money (photo from stlouisrickshaw.com)

By Matt Sepic, KWMU


St. Louis, MO – This week's extensive power outage, the largest in St. Louis history, had a lot of people longing for their creature comforts.

But one St. Louis family chooses to do without the things most of us consider necessities, like television and air conditioning.

And what they have to say might make you think twice about buying a backup generator for any future blackout.

KWMU's Matt Sepic prepared this report.

Eric Brende was a guest on KWMUs St. Louis on the Air on Sept. 8, 2005. To hear that show, click here.


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