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Dirty Boots: “Nothing cool ever happens down here.”

Nothing cool ever happens down here. I’ve heard that for years – for decades – and, I’ll admit, for most of my teenage years and young adulthood, I too wanted to leave the South for that very reason. New York or Los Angeles seemed so much better, and busier, and weirder. Nothing cool ever happens down here . . . Fortunately, for us, that bald generalization not only fails the smell test, it falls flat on its face. Cool things do happen down here— it’s just that too many people fail… Read more Dirty Boots: “Nothing cool ever happens down here.”