Who speaks for Appalachia? It's been called Trump Country, coal country and backcountry. But it's our country. We look at what it means to be Appalachian and why a region of more than 25 million people across 13 states and hundreds of counties can't have one spokesperson — like, for instance, J.D. Vance, author of "Hillbilly Elegy." | Want to support 1A? Subscribe to our podcast and give to your local public radio station at donate.npr.org/1A. Email the show at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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