Peter Slavin wrote this article for YES! Magazine. Peter is a freelance journalist and editor. He has been writing about Appalachia since 1995. He also writes about cities and Southeast Asia. He has been published by The Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, The Daily Yonder, and Radio Free Asia. Follow him on Twitter @wordsbypeter.
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