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An NPR Story That Makes Dallas Sound Like Some Dude's Default

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Something to listen for in about 60 minutes courtesy National Public Radio's Day to Day: a segment titled "Living the California Dream in Texas." Which is about what, exactly?

We asked listeners to tell us about how their California Dreams have changed in the rough economy. Listener Brian Keller wrote in to tell us about the prestigious job he landed right out of grad school. But the salary wasn't keeping up with the cost of living, so now he's moving to Dallas, Texas. Keller tells Madeleine Brand how he's keeping his California Dream alive.

And by California Dreams, I assume they're not talking about this. --Robert Wilonsky

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