Jessica ByrdBlockedUnblockFollowFollowingI like to pretend I can write. (I also like to lie to myself.)Dec 7, 2016Per Barbour, “We’ve got to continue to grow our economy. Our economy is more diverse than most people realize, but it’s still not as diverse as we’d like to have it. To have Toyota or GE Aviation or Winchester or a bunch of the big huge northeast Mississippi regional hospitals, which is the largest rural health system in the United States. There’s a bunch of good stuff that’s happened up here, we just have to keep our foot on the accelerator.”Mending Mississippi: Fighting the Southern Brain DrainKatelyn Miller13This is such a long quote. Have you thought about breaking it up? His way of speaking hurts me, but I like his metaphor.