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Rural by Choice: Out on the Cape

The seasonal economies of tourist destinations like Cape Cod, Massachusetts, create dramatic differences for year-round residents. When the crowds of summer give way to the quiet of winter, these local residents enjoy the peaceful part of…

Brother David Andrews, 1944-2015

A Catholic brother who spoke truth to “the powerful and the short-sighted profit-makers” will be remembered for his work bridging advocacy and religious communities. “Brother Dave” led the National Catholic Rural…

Portraits of Home: A View of Rural China

Four generations and a century later, a descendant of Chinese immigrants traces his path back to the rural village where his great-grandfather was born. Compared to navigating family stories and traditions, getting around in China may have…

Viewfinder: Lauren Schneiderman

A photographer who sets out to explore the polarizing issue of mountain top removal coal mining finds a far more complex story in southern West Virginia. Lauren Schneiderman, who grew up in New York City, hopes her “Living…
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