In a small town, word gets around
Columnist Val Farmer wrote a column, published last week, listing the advantages of rural life.
Trust, long-term friendships, community traditions, volunteerism, conversation, concern for those in crisis were amongst the virtues he listed, which seem to be characteristic of rural life in the Midwest.
I agree with every one of his points.
But before we rubes get big heads, let's examine more closely why we behave with such virtue.
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