Auburn Students Become Small-Town Citizens for the Summer

Jeff Haller, Keyhole Photo, for The Chronicle

Blake Evans, a senior at Auburn U., is spending the summer in Linden, Ala., as part of the university's Living Democracy program, for which he wrote about a local man's restoration of a crumbling old Victorian home.
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From his tiny apartment above the B.W. Creel Fire Station, Blake Evans is contemplating life in Linden, Alabama, population 2,123.

Residents of a small town—Mr. Evans, a rising senior at Auburn University, wrote in a recent paper—appreciate...

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