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    Anna Steckler, the owner of Cool Beans coffee shop in Huntingburg, paused from her daily duties to watch the nuptials between Eddie Fiscus and Kristy Stone in her shop Feb. 9. The Petersburg couple had their first date at the coffee shop and asked Anna if they could be married there. Since taking over the Fourth Street business in June 2012, Anna, 23, has expanded the business to host private parties. Rachel Mummey/The Herald

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    Anna swept the sidewalk in front of her coffee shop Feb. 9. Before Anna bought the business, she worked her way up from being a barista to being the manager. Rachel Mummey/The Herald

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    Anna Steckler helped customers from behind the counter Feb. 7. ÒItÕs exceeded my expectations from the start,Ó she said of her business. Rachel Mummey/The Herald

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    The first dollar Anna made as owner of Cool Beans is taped to the wall behind the counter. Rachel Mummey/The Herald

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    Anna carried an armful of cans with help from employee Sara Steffe of Jasper on March 7. One of the hardest things Anna has had to learn to do since becoming a business owner is delegate responsibilities. Rachel Mummey/The Herald

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    Anna laughed with her parents, Colette and Mark Steckler of Huntingburg, and Cool Beans cook Carol Steffe of Jasper, far left, while the Stecklers dined together at the coffee shop March 7. AnnaÕs parents are big supporters of her owning a business and frequently help her with maintenance and running errands. Rachel Mummey/The Herald

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    Anna wiped the chalkboard clean so she could post the weekly Thursday night dinner special Feb. 12. She typically works more than 12 hours on Thursdays, the only night the coffee shop is open for dinner. Rachel Mummey/The Herald

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    Anna sipped a cup of coffee late in the afternoon March 7. As a young business owner, she works upward of 80 hours a week. She said she didnÕt like coffee at all before owning the coffee shop, but now she drinks an average of two cups a day. Rachel Mummey/The Herald