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What is American History To many kids today it is boring information about subjects dealing with war government and the suffering of our country but as I attend my daily life I never stop to think of the kind of role my family played in our countries history As I interviewed my grandfather a part of our families history that was once hidden is now revealed This interview left me in amazement helping me realize what an affect he had on our counties history and made me appreciate it much more My mothers father Shelby Walker Jr was born at home in Depoy Kentucky on November 27 1926 He was born the youngest son of Shelby and Pate Walker He has three brothers Robert Cloyd and Clifford and a sister Ruthell Pa grew up in a house with no electricity no water and no phone He had to share a room with three brothers as his sister received a room to herself Unlike today the kids did what they had to do to help their parents By tending the livestock picking and plowing the gardens they did all the could to help out each other and put food on the table Back then they received their water from a spring that was on the farm This spring had many uses The milk they got from the cow was placed in a bucket and hung from a board over the spring just low enough to put the bucket in the water to keep it cold so that it wouldnt spoil They also hung their homemade butter from the board in cheesecloth so the cool air down in the spring would keep the butter fresh In the summer they raised everything they needed except the only thing Pa said that they didnt have was sugar and coffee which was cause of the Great Depression The wheat they raised would be taken to the local mill in
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