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Cigar Hunter: Tampa's tobacco paradise at the GOP convention [SLIDESHOW]

They call her a "stripper" at the JC Newman Cigar Factory, but don't get any ideas: This woman works at a machine that "strips" the center vein out of tobacco wrapper leaves. The result is two equal halves (shown in foreground), each of which will wrap a cigar. The machine has been in regular use since 1910.
They call her a “stripper” at the JC Newman Cigar Factory, but don’t get any ideas: This woman works at a machine that “strips” the center vein out of tobacco wrapper leaves. The result is two equal halves (shown in foreground), each of which will wrap a cigar. The machine has been in regular use since 1910.
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