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25 Reasons We're Thankful to Live in Phoenix

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10. There's plenty to keep fitness buffs busy, from rugged hiking to boutique fitness studios.

9. The Light Rail is expanding and full of, ahem, ninjas.

8. We're home to the world's one and only Last Chance.

7. Thanks to heated pools, we can swim year-round (and usually in sunshine).

6. We may not get legit snowfall, but "graupel" is more fun to say anyway.

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