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“Where are you from?”

By Michelle Leonard, Former PLC Board Member & Mayor Pro Tem of Bethania “Where are you from?”  It’s a commonly asked question here in the South and it’s one that sparks many fruitful conversations among friends and strangers alike.  I’ve lived in Bethania for 14 years now, but it was at my very first community gathering in 2001 that I learned what it really means to be FROM Bethania! It was the “Bethania Day” celebration and the Bethania Historical Society had planned an educational program and community gathering to honor the founding of the town in 1759. Being new to town, I was eager to get to know my neighbors ...