How to Escape Your Career Coal Mine

In southern West Virginia during the late 19th and early 20th century there was really only one good option for work. The coal mine.  

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The coal mine meant hard work, black lung, and a steady pay check.  If your granddad worked there, your dad worked there, and guess what? You were going to work there too.  Seemingly there weren’t a lot of choices.

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