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By Elizabeth James My daddy always told me not to stand behind someone who was about to cast their fishing line. He warned me that I could get “hooked like a fish.” I believed him with no reservation after a neighbor’s daughter stepped right on a...

By Lynn Fiechter While walking through the Operation Sharing warehouse in Corbin, Kentucky, one can’t help but notice the range of random, donated items. In late July, boxes of prenatal vitamins, entire office suites, crates of clothing, patio...

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By Susie Hillard Bullock THE DRESSES It was a gorgeous late summer day in Kentucky. Under a brilliant blue sky, my new Chicago-based colleague and I drove through the beautiful hills of Jackson County, about 90 minutes south of Lexington. I wanted...

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By Felicia Carter If you travel to Mt. Vernon, KY and walk into the Grateful Threadz thrift store, you can expect to be greeted as soon as you walk through the door. Since 2008, the staff and volunteers have been building an environment that thrives...

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By Ben Self As many friends of Christian Appalachian Project will know, we are celebrating our organization’s 50th year of service to the people of Appalachia. In the process, we are also launching a “Moving Mountains” campaign to expand and...

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