Life in Appalachia requires a different set of survival skills than someone navigating big city life. Published February 25 2012
As a white child living through the desegregation years, the writer remembers the lesson she learned from the upheaval. Published February 14 2012
Although the United States is home to many distinct dialects, the one most easily recognized is the slow, sometimes twangy, and almost always loquacious drawl of a Southerner. Published February 6 2012
I was born and educated in Southwest Virginia, traveled with my job all over America in my twenties and early thirties then came back to the mountains to raise my daughter.
I’ve been employed as everything from a quality ...
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