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Donn Adelman opened downtown Austin dive bar Donn's Depot in 1972.

Donn's Depot, a dive bar on West 5th Street that opened in 1972, is fielding donations from customers who want to ensure that the local business remains open long past the pandemic.

"The response that we got was wildfire," bartender Michelle Beebe told Austonia, adding that the team is "humbled" by the outpouring of support.

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