Monte Fast
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September 14, 2012
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Faith: My family didn't ask for charity or government help

They were my family.

In the past four years we have been immersed in news stories and reports about how depressed it has been in the good old USA. How ever did we make it this far?

I was born in the depths of the great Depression. My father worked 20 hours per week at a rate of 35 cents per hour at the local sawmill, and was glad to get it. Yes, gasoline was 19 cents and bread was a nickel. He and his brothers did anything else they could lay their hands upon, and actually found the resources …

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