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West Virginians are redefining our state


For too long, who and what it means to be a West Virginian has been defined for us. It’s time to redefine the Mountain State in our own words and in the eyes of the world. 
Our state is full of leaders bringing hope and opportunity. These are the stories of real West Virginians who are making a difference.
The community in the Mercer Street Grassroots District of Princeton, WV shows how creative collaboration can be the catalyst to revitalize a rural downtown.
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