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February 18, 2014
Six Myths About the Future of Small Towns, Milan Wall (24:25)
Milan Wall, co-director of the Heartland Center for Leadership Development in Lincoln, Neb., discusses the struggles of many small towns and rural communities. They are challenged to find ways to retain jobs, as well as to keep their best and brightest residents from moving away to nearby cities. Although their future may seem bleak, many of these communities have managed to overcome the “six myths about the future of small towns” — a list formulated by the Heartland Center.