We Got Priced Out of L.A.

My Husband and I Did the Math and Headed to Atlanta

We Got Priced Out of L.A

As a young 20-something from the backwoods of North Carolina, Los Angeles presented endless possibilities and promises. Armed with a film degree, I moved to Hollywood from Morganton, North Carolina to fulfill my dream of working in the movies. Life in the big city was an easy formula then: Make enough to cover rent, park where your sticker allowed, call your mom once in a while, and don’t get arrested. Going anywhere was as simple as picking up your keys and locking the door behind you. The most pressing issue …

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