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  • A warmer climate is luring Northerners down South
  • A warmer climate is luring Northerners down South
    Amanda Tipton, Creative Commons (2014) ©
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Why Americans, young and old, are heading South

Drawn to a warm climate, Southern hospitality and economic opportunity, 1.2 million people left the Northeast and Midwest for the Sun Belt states between 2010 and 2013. But how will this mass migration to the South shape America’s urban development, cultural diversity and economic future?