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A DEFINITION OF FATE AND WHENCE ITS EXISTENCE by Perry Mann

A DEFINITION OF FATE AND WHENCE ITS EXISTENCE 7-13-08 A reader of a column I wrote quotes from it: “[I was oblivious] of the torments Fate had decreed for me.” And he requests that I give a definition of “Fate” … Continue reading

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Appalachia?

I grew up never hearing anyone use the word Appalachia. We were from West Virginia or Boone County or Kanawha County or Lincoln County. The word became popular during the war on poverty and became grant and thesis writer’s favorite … Continue reading

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