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When the going gets tough, the tough eat chocolate

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Katharine Hepburn's favorite almond truffles at Mondel Chocolates in New York (Photo by Daniele Pinto/CNS)

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A Ghiradelli Chocolate display at Westside Market in New York (Photo by Daniele Pinto/CNS)

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A Ghiradelli Chocolate display at Westside Market in New York (Photo by Daniele Pinto/CNS)

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Chocolate sales are rising even as consumer spending is shrinking over all. Purveyors say it’s one luxury Americans won’t do without. They gobble it to feel better.


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