Friday, May 06, 2011

Sad cities

10 Saddest Cities in America

posted by Melissa Breyer Apr 29, 2011 6:01 pm

What makes a city sad? A lack of fluffy frolicking puppies? Burnt-out buildings and vacant lots? Limited access to cupcakes? Measuring which cities in the country are the least content seems an objective pursuit, at best. Yet last month when the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index published their findings about which cities were the happiest, they ended up with the other end of the spectrum as well. The miserable, no-good, down-and-out cities, where, clearly, not a soul can manage a smile. I kid, of course. Undoubtedly there are sad people in the nation’s happiest city (Boulder, Co) as well as happy people in the saddest. But nonetheless, it’s interesting to see what the index came up with.

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Chris said...

I wonder why Detroit escaped this list, with 47% illiteracy rate and all the boarded up stores.

Anonymous said...

It would not fit the Socialist playbook

Anonymous said...

This article was a real piece of crap!