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Like They do Across the River

“One of my Dad’s favorite sayings was, “do like they do across the river.” I asked him once what they did and he said, “They do without.” I take it that part of what was meant was to take what was given with a wry humor rather than rage against it since one couldn’t change it anyway.” ~Ron Stephens – June 2015 —— Tipper Subscribe for FREE and get a daily dose of Appalachia in your inbox…

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