NYTimes on the Heroin Epidemic in Southern Vermont

I was born in this town and grew up about 10 miles away. This article has some funny lines about “early American gentility” but skips over the underlying, pervasive, intergenerational rural poverty that characterizes Bennington.

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/06/us/bulwark-in-revolutionary-war-town-in-vermont-faces-heroin-scourge.html?_r=0

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