New trend sees American youth go rural

An increasing number of young American professionals are leaving their urban lives behind and choosing to go rural.

    Young professionals in the United States traditionally leave the countryside to seek their fortunes in the big cities.

    But that is changing and now an increasing number are leaving their urban lives behind and choosing to go rural.

    Al Jazeera's John Hendren reports from Kansas.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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