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    Douglas Imbrogno

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. — It’s what documentary filmmakers do when they’re blown away by something. They get going on a documentary.

    That was certainly the urge after Elaine McMillion encountered the barren storefronts of Welch, in McDowell County, which could be a poster child for the worst of depressed and devastated Third World Appalachia.

    "I went to Welch last summer," said McMillion, who did some growing up in Logan and Elkview and now lives in Boston. "It’s just unbelievable. I never knew there were ghost towns like that in West Virginia. You always hear about that out West. It infuriated me and made me mad. And made me really sad."

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