Freeman Hrabowski: Baltimore through student eyes

When my family and I moved to this region in the late 1970s, we were struck by how many people made a sharp distinction between "the City" and surrounding counties. In today's global society, the boundaries blur. I hear UMBC students from Moscow to Mumbai ask others where they are from, and local students say, with pride, that they are from Baltimore, whether they grew up in the city neighborhoods of Charles Village and Patterson Park or the nearby communities of Glen Burnie and Towson. (Balt. Sun)

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