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Ellicott City shoemaker who 'went above and beyond' dies at 63
Standing inside Vance Shoe Repair off Route 40 in Ellicott City, it's easy to see it is not your ordinary small business. While the overflowing shop space — evidence of the business' success — is what you notice first, it's the friendly environment, cultivated by owner Paul McMickings, that stays with you.
By Luke Lavoie, email@example.com
July 9, 2013