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She’s My Pride And Joy January 4, 2018

Filed under: 1970s,Culture,History,Nostalgia,Photography,Pics,Vintage — kerbey @ 10:02 am
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Jack Corn, October 1974

Mr. Barry Howard of Cumberland, Kentucky may be smiling as his hand pats the hood of a new truck, but his wife’s pursed lips reveal more to the story. The truck was bought with funds received from his black lung payments, compensating for the shortness of breath caused by coal dust particles in his lungs.

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4 Responses to “She’s My Pride And Joy”

  1. Benson Says:

    Such a sad tale and a bittersweet picture.

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  2. Yeah, but it’s got an 8 track player.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Sandra Says:

    Wow. I’ve heard the Cumberland Gap is cruel. You’re right. She looks sad. He looks proud. Maybe he is happy knowing she will get along in style when he’s gone. šŸ˜¦

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