Growing up Barefoot Memoirs of Connie Sweeney Murphy

Page 1 My mother tells me that in 1959, I was born in an old wooden house up a hollow

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In Memory of the Sago Mining Disaster

I remember it as if it was yesterday.  Although I did not know the men involved, their families, or even been

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Mission Of Hope: Sharing Hope in Rural Appalachia

http://www.missionofhope.org/index.htm Mission of Hope is a charity/volunteer organization who’s goal is to help impoverished children and their families in rural Appalachia. Currently, the

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I Am From Canning Jars

I am from canning jars, bare feet, and Gibson Guitars I am from steep ridges, dark hollers, and burned bridges

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Easter Chicks and Bunnies

I grew up on a farm just outside of Fort Gay, WV in a hallow named Mill Creek.  Easter was

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