Thursday, May 26, 2016

“Economic and social worries riddle Wilkes County, North...



"Economic and social worries riddle Wilkes County, North Carolina, where the population of nearly 69,000, has felt let down and left behind, with little hope for improvement. The textile and furniture industries in the area have been struggling for years, and the recession and the loss of the @loweshomeimprovement headquarters have helped drive down the median household income. The photographer @george_etheredge captured scenes of the faltering Appalachian town. To see more photographs from #WilkesCounty, visit the link in our profile." By nytimes on Instagram.



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