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Will holds down the show; John was out golfing, celebrating the shop's success!
LA VERNE, California, January 18, 2018 — Ever since a couple of brothers, John and Will Fuelling from Western Michigan, opened the Corner Butcher Shop 10 years ago, things have never quite been the same in La Verne. They started rolling out top-of-the-line cuts of beef, poultry, and fish that until they came to town […]
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