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Do you know the definition of a rural, Pennsylvanian vegetarian? It's someone who only eats meat once a day. I personally refuse to suffer through life as a vegan. I crave meat. The flavor, the texture--I relish it. Humans are not meant to be vegetarians. Our digestive systems are too short.…

Balls Mills – Nearly 200 years ago a group of Baptist “Brethren” fleeing persecution in Germany purchased a plot of land near what is now the small village of Balls Mills in Lycoming County and the meeting house they built is still there today. 

This article is part of a yearlong reporting project focused on redistricting and gerrymandering in Pennsylvania. It is made possible by the support of Spotlight PA members and Votebeat, a project focused on election integrity and voting access.

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