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In The Southern United States why do some people have an accent and others don't?

I've always been puzzled by this and wondered about it for a while. There are some people from the South (teenagers, adults ect.) that speak totally without an accent and in a very standard mild ''General American'' way that sounds totally normal and yet there are others of the same age group and social class that speak in a very noticeable Southern ''drawl''. It's so weird to me lol, can anyone explain this phenomenon.

Because not everyone who lives in the US South is from the US South, and because of TV and radio...

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