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2012 Farm Family of the Year
Farming roots run deep for Ellis family
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Grayson Ellis, center, is tickled as he takes the podium, along with son Marc and wife Becky, after his family is named the Statesboro-Bulloch County Chamber of Commerce agribusiness committee's 2012 Farm Family of the Year, Friday, Nov. 16, 2012.
In the tiny community of Hopeulikit, surrounded by family farmland, catfish ponds and good neighbors, the Grayson Ellis family continues a way of life that has been passed down through generations. A farmer’s son of a farmer’s son of a farmer’s son, Ellis works the farm like his father before him, and does so with his sons, Benji and Marc, by his side. His wife, Becky, and their daughter, Tara, also embrace the farm life that has sustained their family for years.
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