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Posted at 7:52 PM ET, 01/19/2011

'Same state, different world'

By Donald F. Graff, Fairfax

Regarding the Jan. 16 front-page story "Dixie and D.C. region drift farther and farther apart”:

The story on the southward migration of the “cultural Mason-Dixon line” brought to mind a visit to Richmond that my wife and I, then recent transplants from the Northeast, made years back.

During a tour of the state Capitol, the guide asked people in the group where they were from. Several out-of-state locations were mentioned before she came to us. “Fairfax,” we replied. “Ah, yes,” she said. “Same state, different world.”

By Donald F. Graff, Fairfax  | January 19, 2011; 7:52 PM ET
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Same state, diferent state of mind. NoVA has joined the 21st century.

Posted by: jckdoors | January 20, 2011 10:49 AM | Report abuse

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