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March 27, 2024: Temple Aaron’s historic achievement; Adam Cayton-Holland’s ‘Happy Place’

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A crowd gathers in front of Temple Aaron in Trinidad, Colorado on March 23, 2024. The synagogue was named a National Historic Landmark.

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A small-town synagogue in Southern Colorado was once considered endangered. Now it's received the strongest historic protection there is. How a community of Jews and non-Jews in Trinidad and beyond, saved Temple Aaron. Then, after the death of his younger sister, Denver comedian Adam Cayton-Holland channeled his experience into what he calls a "tragi-comic" memoir, which inspired his one-man show, "Happy Place."