POOR FORK 1960 MARTIN CO KY

Noah Maynard

BACK IN 1960 WAS BAD AND GOOD TIMES FAMILY’S DID NOT HAVE MUCH BUT WE HAD LOVE

DAD HAD A THIRD GRADE EDUCATION

IN MARKUM HOLLOW MARRIED RUTH SHE WAS 14 HAD HARD TIMES LIVED ON $200 DOING ODD JOBS AND NINE CHILDREN BORN AT HOME NO HOSPITAL IN MARTIN CO KY

FATHER’S WAS CAL HAPPY PAPPIES GOT SOME WORK IN PROGRAM CUTTING BRUSH FROM CREEK BANKS SWEEPING SCHOOL YARDS THE HAPPY PAPPIE GOT PAID UP TO A $150 MONTH DAD BORROWED $250 TO BUY A HOME SITE HALF WAY DOWN THE HOLLOW SO HIS CHILDREN WOULDN’T HAVE TO WALK SO FAR TO CATCH THE SCHOOL BUS USING SCRAP LUMBER HE BUILT HIS HOME ONCE A MO/ DAD AND THE OTHER POOR FORK GO EIGHT MILES TO INEZ STAND IN LING TO BUY FOOD STAMPS DAD PAID $87 AND GOT $132 in FOOD STAMPS

 

 

 

KIDS TO DAY HAVE IT MADE BUT THAT WHY KIDS ARE THE WAY THA ARE TO DAY

 

Leave a Reply