Ghost Towns Echo the Memory of Rural Migrants



Over the last 50 years, 800 million people moved from rural areas to increasingly overcrowded cities. The effect of this global trek on cities has been extensively documented. But what of the dwindling villages and towns left behind?
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Breathing Life into Argentina's Abandoned Railways

  •  Argentina
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Newcomers Find Meaning in Abandonded Village

  •  Spain
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Former Residents Mourn Lost Mining Town

  •  Colombia
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Dam Project Threatens 3,000-Year-Old Village

  •  Turkey
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Three Generations of Moldovans Cope with Emigration

  •  Moldova
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Abandoned by Industry

  •  United States
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Dam Project Threatens Turkish Heritage

  •  Turkey
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