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Commentary: It’s Time for the Hillbilly Highway to Become a Two-Way Road

In his book, Hillbilly Elegy (now a major motion picture streaming on Netflix),  J.D. Vance references the so-called “Hillbilly Highway.” The “Highway” refers to the decades-long mass migration of Appalachians who have left their ancestral homes seeking greater economic opportunity in urban areas.  I hit that highway too, when I was 18 years old. I […]