That's terrible! They need to get this place back in shape before even more people start to leave!
His sister Emily just texted me this morning. They had to move out of state because there's not much work here.
I've been reading a web article about poverty in America lately, many researchers including Jay Shambaugh, proclaimed that many poor states in the region are in decline because of unemployment and financial struggle.
That probably explains why Francis and his family had to move.