Lifespan of a cheese dog

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Cheese dog and a hot dog at Zack's in Burlington, North Carolina/ Photos by Hanna Raskin
Cheese dog and a hot dog at Zack's in Burlington, North Carolina/ Photos by Hanna Raskin
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On a recent Thursday afternoon, a couple who looked to be on the leisure side of retirement age went to Zack’s Hotdogs in downtown Burlington, North Carolina for lunch. When a server arrived to take their order, the woman of the pair had one question.

“So,” she said in a voice seasoned with skepticism. “You have new owners?”

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