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Gone to Florida
Now and Then
family on farm
Maybe you have heard that some country folks who lived through the Great Depression said that they did not notice much difference, “Just had to eat more sweet potatoes and cornbread.” That probably was true for some who had productive farms and no debt. They could lean more heavily on subsistence practices, food from farm, garden and forest, unless they were struck by death, serious illness or complete crop failure. However, such fortunate families were in the minority.
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