On Dogwood Mountain

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AuthorHouse, 2012 - Family & Relationships - 228 pages
It s the 1940 s and the WW11 is raging. There are six girls and three boys living with Mam in a log cabin with no electricity or running water. Pap comes home only when feels the notion life s not easy. The struggles become even more real when thirteen year old Retha Pogue sees her eighteen year old brother, Wilburn, drafter and going off to war. Surprising twists await in this gripping story of what life was really like for so many families.
 

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Contents

1941 Welcome to our Mountain
1
Bigun likes Dorse
20
Wilburn Goes Off to War
35
Little Qrn is Born
46
AW Paps a Coming
59
Letters Home 1942
74
Sunday Meetings
88
Christmas Day
106
Im a Rideing That Mule
135
Charles Warren Dies
148
Paps Girls 1944
153
Eatings Scase
165
Everthings a Changing
177
1945
186
Mam is Now Granmam
196
THE WAR IS OVER
203

1943 Plowing the Garden
115
The War Hits Home on Our Mountain
124
Conclusion 1965
210
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Betty Carter was born during WWII in the hills of Kentucky. Her family consisted of her Mom and Dad, three brothers, three sisters, in-laws and Grandma. She earned her bachelor's of Arts at age fifty nine. She is a licensed therapeutic massage therapist and has her Masters Degree in Reiki.

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