Today the Monongahela Valley of Western Pennsylvania is known—if it’s known at all—as the home of Pittsburgh. It’s in this valley that its namesake river becomes the Ohio, after flowing 130 miles from its source in West Virginia. And it’s here that the center of American steelmaking, the valley’s livelihood, imploded by the mid-1980s, devastating those who lived there.
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