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Homeplace under siege

An excerpt from Damn Yankee Buttons: Essays and Short Stories, a book I am writing Our home place is now under siege by a blight on the land. Bull Creek is empty of people, hardwood trees, ginseng, yellow root, and most … Continue reading

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Coal and Cancer

This came from a native of Southern West Virginia posted on West Virginia Highlands Conservancy facebook.  “When I grew up on Coal River, WV, our well was pure and clear until strip mining and blasting entered our area. Then it was … Continue reading

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Check this blog for Truman and Me

http://essediemblog.com/2011/12/27/truman-and-me-part-1-by-julian-martin/#comments

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