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“The places are poor, and the people are poor.”

The southeastern Colorado town of Las Animas is fading, along with many rural towns. The Washington Post explores the intertwined fates of the town and its inhabitants, who often stay despite a lack of opportunities. Read the full article here for a look at how that decision impacts the lives of children who live there.

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