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Speak Your Piece: Mountaineers Have Been Tolerant to a Fault

A coal truck rumbles through an Appalachian town, bringing mining debris along.Photo: Kent Kessinger, via The folks who live and breathe rural Eastern Kentucky mountain air sure do put up with more than their share of abuse. The attitude of rural mountain people epitomizes “live and let live,” taking that phrase to uncomplaining, unbearable […]