Finding life in logging miles
40 percent of adults ages 45 and older had Type 2 diabetes, and that the rates were increasing among children.
Unemployment hovers at about 40 percent. More than three-quarters of the 6,184 miles of roads are not paved. Roughly half the homes lack plumbing.
64 percent of the families are below the poverty level. Her family drives into a town called Crystal each week to fill a 1,000-gallon cistern with water. They chop and haul wood in the winter to heat their home.
You wouldn't expect these stats to be describing a sub-set of the American population. You also probably wouldn't expect what the youth are doing to fight it.