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BETTINA HANSEN / The Seattle Times

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Happily unhip West Seattle attracts a new crowd

"I live, work and love here," says Helseth Bent of West Seattle as he works on his computer on the back patio of C&P Coffee Company on California Avenue. "I keep trying to move away," he says with a chuckle. "Now I almost never leave. For a while it was disconcerting, but it's a good thing."