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Ever wonder what you're missing out on during Duke's prospective student tour? Check out our virtual alternative tour, which connects stories from our Story Bank to their physical locations, to tell you the history of the ground you walk upon.
Created by Mary Aline Fertin, Catherine Farmer, Christine Kinyua, and Tim Stallman
Like a “food desert,” defined as an urban area without access to affordable or fresh food, a “history desert” is a place without access to our shared history. Just as we need food to live, we need access to the past to understand where we’ve been and where we may choose to go.