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February 18, 2010; ABC News | The Gallup-Healthways Wellbeing-Index has released a list of the happiest places to live in the United States. Second place—behind Boulder, Colorado and in front of Honolulu, Hawai—is Holland, Michigan, a town of 35,000 located in bottom left of the mitten. According to Holland’s Mayor Kurt Dykstra, “If a small community located in the state with the worst economy can feel good about itself, seems to me we’ve got hope in the country.” The reason? Holland is a generous city with a deep sense of community. Despite a staggering 16% unemployment rate, this city has 120 churches, over 100 volunteer-based organizations, and has been rated by the Chronicle of Philanthropy as second in generosity. Residents know if they hit hard times, their neighbors will look after them.—Kristin Barrali

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