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Over the last few weeks, we have been hearing from people who have left the region to settle in other parts of the country and the world. We’ve been mapping the migration and documenting the experiences of these Midwestern exiles. We’ve heard from around 200 people. Now that the project is wrapping up, we wanted to know how these stories compare to regional trends.

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Over the last few weeks, we have been hearing from people who have left the region to settle in other parts of the country and the world. We’ve been mapping the migration and documenting the experiences of these Midwestern exiles. We’ve heard from around 200 people. Now that the project is wrapping up, we wanted to know how these stories compare to regional trends.

02/10/12 at 12:16pm
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  6. think4yourself reblogged this from absurdlakefront and added:
    Iowa gained, what, half a small town and that’s the BIG number on this graph…wow
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  9. echorain reblogged this from baebl and added:
    fuck yeah iowa except I want to leave too hahaha
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    I’m going to guess a lot of the Iowa influx is gay gain from surrounding states.
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  13. averageiowan reblogged this from newshour and added:
    Never underestimate Iowa, yo.
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    By all means, keep leaving the region with some of the most abundant fresh water resources in the world for hot arid...
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