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Why does it smell like patchouli at 31st & Main?

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On Kelly Roos’ drive home from work she often catches a whiff of patchouli around 31st and Main streets in Kansas City, Missouri. She asked curiousKC to sniff out the source.

We took Roos on an olfactory adventure, where she learned the answer and what patchouli actually smells like.

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