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We were the smallest town for a while.
Do we still wish we were?
I don't know.
To be a...a population of one and the
population of two and you're both
in the same county in the same state.
I think that's pretty wonderful.
What is the population of Monowi?
Population one, me.
The population of Gross Nebraska
is one, two.
One, two.
We don't have enough people.
It's nothing against the town.
It's nothing against the people
running the businesses.
We simply have run out of people in this
this area.
All we have in town is the bank vault
that remains from the gross State bank.
And we have a community hall, and then
our house and
a trailer house across the street.
We had a high school here.
There was church until pulled maybe the
mid sixties.
We have the same paperwork and everything
to fill out that Omaha and New York City
and every other city has.
We don't have an election for mayor.
I just let him keep that job.
The young folks or any that go from here
to the city.
They can adjust pretty well and make a
good life there.
But you take somebody that's born and
raised in the city,
and they usually just can't hack it out
in this area.
Never gets lonely living in a town, dude.
There's always somebody passing through.
Values are different.
You don't have everything at your fingertips,
so you just learn to sitting and
converse more.
I'm not here because I have to be.
I can close up and leave here
anytime I want to go wherever I wanted.
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Four Stories All About the Midwest

79 Folder Collection
michelle published on October 1, 2019    Damon translated    zoe reviewed
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