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“The Rust Belt of France: Montpellier”

This same friend — whose French-born father-in-law doesn’t consider her truly French because her parents emigrated from Algeria in the ’70s — said she was shocked to hear immigrants in New York talk about how they were proud to be Americans and how they loved the United States. No French immigrant would ever say such a thing, she told me, because France does not love them, and so they do not love France.

The Rust Belt of France: Montpellier,” by John Daniel Davidson, The Bygone Bureau, April 25, 2012

hat tip Craig Newmark

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