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  Illustration of the migration pattern. Source: Author Yearning for a rural lifestyle is a legitimate desire for all city dwellers. It is more than understandable to think about a […]

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I don’t remember the first time I saw a homeless person You can’t find one of those in Lexington, Massachusetts Birthplace of the American Revolution Red pavement without payment of […]

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