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Living With Dust During the Great Depression in the 1930s every person in the United States faced hardships whether those hardships involved poverty hunger or loneliness In the Great Plains however people were faced with a very different hardship dust During the 1930s and lasting almost an entire decade the Great Plains experienced a serious drought The country was in enough trouble as it was and this made things much worse Because of the dryness of the land dust accumulated and was blown around on a regular basis destroying farmland crops homes and lives Vogeler p1 Because of this drought the Depression in turn lasted much longer than it may have The shortage of crops devastated the country Farmers kept on trying to plant crops but because of the drought and accompanying dust they failed to grow Much needed food was then unavailable for the people living on the plains and the other people in the country that it had provided for before The dust became so thick on top of the land that the soil became ruined and made it almost impossible for crops to grow successfully Vogeler p1 The dust became a part of everyones daily lives It was in the air and the wind blew it around during the day and through the night At times it would blacken the sky Homes that were well sealed would still fill up with dust and those that were poorly sealed were filled much worse Furniture and floors were covered in the wretched dirty dryness Vogeler p1 Billie Jo experienced a lot of these horrors She was alone in the world since her mother and baby brother died Her father was preoccupied worrisome and depressed Billie Jo felt that if she would just get out of the dust that everything would be all better When she finally decided to escape it was only for a short time She came across a man that
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