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Medicinal Remedies

Appalachia Medicinal Remedies

Broken Legs

“Today’s medical procedures and equipment can make a broken bone seem to be little more than an inconvenience. However, that was not the case back in 1910, as experienced by my dad, Homer Parker who suffered a broken leg. The accident occurred when my dad, who was seven years old, was accompanying his father to a sawmill with a load of logs on a mule-drawn wagon. The trip was taking them over a mountainous road. When they were about a…

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