When the going gets tough, the tough hunker down in New London, Conn. New London's men are storm-tossed whalers, not mice. New London's women are tough birds. New London's children are streetwise and scrappy, sharp as pins and able to carry heavy burdens. Children grow up sassy and savvy, like swiss army knives they can solve a number of problems.
To live in New London, you've got to be able to swallow glass and spit nails. You have to be able to take it on the chin and keep swinging. Keep your wits and your humor about you. You will need both in New London.