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Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis

10 minutes
Achieving upward mobility in a hopeless world.

The struggles of the white working class in the United States are obvious, but only those who grew up within the confines of these communities can truly understand the obstacles. In this Snapshot, hear J.D. Vance’s story of overcoming his background and finding upward mobility, and learn that the biggest problems facing hillbillies today are limitations they place on themselves.

Read this Snapshot if you:

  • Want to take control of your own choices
  • Believe your background dictates your future
  • Wish you could excel beyond your community standards
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