Since the turn of the 20th century, cities like Lexington, North Carolina were the furniture-making capitals of America. The area has lost 60 percent of of its manufacturing jobs, largely to Asian factories, since the 1990’s.

Since the turn of the 20th century, cities like Lexington, North Carolina were the furniture-making capitals of America. The area has lost 60 percent of of its manufacturing jobs, largely to Asian factories, since the 1990’s. 

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