Pahokee gets a visit from the NYT

PAHOKEE, Fla. — When Palm Beach County announced a few months ago that unemployment in this small farm town had reached “depression levels” of more than 30 percent, residents were not surprised. Pahokee these days produces two things: college football prospects and nostalgia for a time when work was plentiful.

Read the entire, somewhat depressing NYT article here.

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