Patrick Carr and Maria Kefalas

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    [REBROADCAST] The populations of rural communities in the United States continue to dwindle, especially among the young and college-bound. Philadelphia-based authors and sociologists PATRICK CARR and MARIA KEFALAS – he’s an associate professor at Rutgers-New Brunswick, she’s an associate professor at St. Joseph’s University – have written a book about their research, Hollowing Out the Middle: The Rural Brain Drain and What it Means for America.

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