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Two Men and a Handful of Pills
Beeping machines and the smell of sterile hospital air. Two men shook hands, a little eye contact, one in his
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Around Amery Lester Was a Fixture: Finished
Lester became part of the small town scene, a regular in the real life play that was Amery Wisconsin. He
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Lepers for the Lord Cult at the Blalock Mansion
The leper cult occupied the Blalock Mansion in the mid-1920s. Digging out the background from unreliable sources and circulating rumors,
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Letter from Former Turpin Classmate
On Facebook a former classmate of the oldest Turpin daughter wrote a letter reflecting on his time in 3rd grade.
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The Lady from Carolina: The Homespun Wife
As the wife of a Baptist minister, Homespun Wife Sherry found herself committed to supporting her family’s welfare. She felt
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The Basic Soda Cracker
Crackers meant one of two events was happening: illness or soup was served. The crackers that came with soup in
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Creatures Appreciate Our Christmas Lights
Creatures entered our house and left a reward for aiming our Christmas trees toward the woods and creekbed where they
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The Young View Death in a Special Way
My cousin in Norway, in his 40s, said he broke the news to his 10 year old daughter that his
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Christmas in Our Minds and Our Attics, Plus a Poem
Christmas memories share a connection to tangible Christmas decorations. Each year at Thanksgiving, or earlier, we hear Christmas music and
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