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Appalachian Values: Don’t Get Above Your “Raisin'”

This saying has been said a lot in the beautiful ancient hills and hollows around the Appalachian Region.   There are several streams of reality that feed into the mindset that produces such a saying.  I’m sure it isn’t unique … Continue reading

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A Maundy Thursday in the Coal Fields

Coal miners don’t have time for theory.  They want to know the facts, and they want to know them as plain as you can make them.  Under the ground you depend for your life on facts that will help you … Continue reading

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