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Growing Old in Nashville

Among the migrants are elderly people returning home after a lifetime of work in a northern city, poor mothers seeking care for their children back in the homes of southern kin, and educated young adults searching for jobs. The Nashville, Tennessee, metropolitan area, pictured here, has seen a black net migration of 16,500 people in the past thirty-five years.

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