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A Mess of Ramps

“A Mess of Ramps—Kimsey Creek” by John Parris Burton Bumgarner will tell you, with the faith of a true believer, that ramps are the best thing in the world for warding off a cold. “If you’ll eat ’em along through the winter,” he said, “you’ll never have a cold. That’s always been my experience. My wife’s, too. Last winter, when just about everybody we know come down with a cold or the flu, we wasn’t bothered at all. We might…

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