There Are Some Towns That Are So Close To Disappearing From Our Landscape. Here’s One.

A third of all U.S. counties are losing people faster than gaining them. What will happen to them?


This clip is part of a spectacular production called "Hollow" about southwestern West Virginia that is immersive and interactive — you can dive into time periods, unlock more content, hear music and sounds from the town, and really explore this place. Is this the future of online experiences? I hope so.


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