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Why Do You Stay In The St. Louis Region? #WhyIStay

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What makes you stay in the St. Louis area? 

Is it the Cardinals? Your family? A great set of friends? The architecture? A job you love? A job you need to keep?

Whatever the reason, share it with others.

Take a picture that captures why you stay in the St. Louis area, and share it on Instagram or Twitter. And remember your words are as important as your picture. Use the hashtag #WhyIStay in your caption, and let folks know what your photo represents and where it was taken.

Here's a few people in St. Louis have already submitted:

 

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We're not the only station asking for your input.

You can follow our partners at WBUR (Boston)WESA (Pittsburgh), Michigan RadioWest Virginia Public RadioKUOW (Seattle)WNYC (New York)KQED (SanFrancisco), WLRN (Miami), and KTOO (Juneau) that are also asking their audience to share their photos and thoughts. 

If you don't know what Instagram or Twitter are and still want to contribute, that's great too.

Send your captioned photo to our engagement editor Kelsey Proud at kproud@stlpublicradio.org and we'll share it out for you.

You can follow what folks are posting around the country and in St. Louis below:

Tweets about "#WhyIStay"

Send questions and comments about this story to feedback@stlpublicradio.org.