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Book explores memories of Appalachians forced to leave their land to build National Parks, dams and roads
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on July 25, 2022
Imagine being told the government needed your land and you had a few weeks or months to move. This happened to thousands of people, to make room for national parks, and hydroelectric dams. Roxy Todd spoke with the editor of a new book, called “Lost in Transition,” about those who were forced to leave home.