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Rich, respected, fairly well educated and of sound health--with many other advantages usually valued by those having them and coveted by those who have them not--I sometimes think that I should be less unhappy if they had been denied me, for then the contrast between my outer and my inner life would not be continually demanding a painful attention.
Asia's emerging economies are demanding copper and brass rod, tubing and fixtures as well as good old copper wire in huge quantities, and a hopeful sign of returning economic health in North America and Europe is only increasing the demand for red metals.