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Both guest imply that there is a narrative created between a person and the land they inhabit. What shapes that narrative? Living in Salem, OR my whole life (b. 1984) has given me a unique heart/land narrative, specifically in that my narrative was greatly shaped by the changes in demographic, and land use that I grew up around during the late 80's/early 90's i.e. what was once a field is now a shopping center or subdivision. Within in me is this "kind animosity" that I hold against those who don't know/remember "Old Salem," or "the Salem I loved as a child." I feel like they have been cheated to not know "the way we were." Besides written word, what are other ways that we share our unique land/heart narrative?
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