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Response to guillaumeb (Reply #1)

Wed Aug 14, 2019, 10:23 PM

5. Frankly, there aren't enough houses, schools, etc for that to work.

Here's a shot of the elementary school I attended in appalachia, 45 minutes from Kentucky



There's no land that isn't flood plain or scraped out of the side of a mountain next to a creek.

Zoom out a bit, and you can see that it's everywhere there..



The town I grew up in has tried to expand economically by opening a few low-cost colleges, but it's still struggling.

Just too many people for the available non-coal jobs.

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