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School's Out in Harveyville, Kansas

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Harveyville resident Robert Chacon with some prom friends, Miss Vendetta, Miss Vex and Miss Cherry.

Harveyville, Kansas, is a small town and getting smaller: There are only about 250 residents, and most are elderly. But after an artist bought an abandoned school to live in two years ago, there are some colorful new faces in town. By Frank Morris

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Kansas City, MO – Harveyville, Kansas, is a small town and getting smaller: There are only about 250 residents, and most are elderly. But after an artist bought an abandoned school to live in two years ago, there are some colorful new faces in town. KCUR's Frank Morris went to Harveyville to see how the two groups are living with each other.
For more on the Harveyville Project, check here. This story originally aired on Weekend Edition.

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