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Artist says former West Virginians captivated by West Virginia imagery


​BECKLEY, W.Va. β€” Former West Virginians are increasingly interested in art that recalls the past in the Mountain State, says an artist launching a series of Christmas sketches he created more than a quarter-century ago.

Seay Earehart, who is perhaps best known as the artist who creates monsters in the Stranger Things television series, says he understands the fascination.
"So many West Virginians have left the state," he says, "and so many are reminiscing about it now. I absolutely understand it."

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