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(KSL News) The economic crisis can be a good thing for some businesses.

Business at shoe repair shops has been declining for years, but one local cobbler says now that the stock market is down and unemployment is up, people are finding it's much cheaper to repair their shoes than buy new ones.

Rob Morgan's been a cobbler for more than 40 years and tells the Deseret News that with only a few shops left, right now he's got plenty of work.

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