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Here come Rainbows

  When some 15,000 members of the Rainbow Family meet within Wyoming's Bridger-Teton National Forest later this month, things may be calm after all. In nearby Big Piney, population 454, townspeople are open-minded about the invasion of counterculture types from all over the country, says town clerk Susan Lison. In contrast to Pinedale, where residents are "scared to death," Lison says, "I think we can handle it."