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May 30, 2014 1:17 PM

Essay: A child of Appalachia no longer knows, as an adult, whether he still belongs

Why did I feel hesitant saying yes when I was invited to speak at the annual Seedtime on the Cumberland festival in Whitesburg? I don't know if I belong at Seedtime, because I don't know if I'm Appalachian. At least not anymore.

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