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Kansan woman recalls her grandma using her apron as an all-purpose pot-lifter, apple carrier, chick rescuer, signal, and shawl during the Depression Era.

Community Rural Wit and Wisdom: Community
Rural communities are built on working together.
A stack of cut sugar cane Making Molasses From Sugar Cane on the Family Farm
A Missouri woman recalls making molasses from sugar cane as a cash crop for her family farm.
Home Remedies Stories of Natural Cures for Common Ailments
Readers share stories of old-fashioned natural cures.

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