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Coal Carriers

A familiar scene in bygone days—Coal carriers. By no means the best or easiest way to earn a living, but between a rock and hard place and children to feed, no choice.

The men and women who made the choice may not have been on any rung of the social ladder but they were not incumbents either. They gave much more than they received but with satisfaction that every penny (or tally) was justly earned.

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