Charles Wright cut tobacco near the intersection of Tates Creek Rd.  and Ash Grove Pike in northern Jessamine County, Ky., Monday,  September 9, 2013. The Waits family has raised 37 acres on 8  different Jessamine Co. farms this growing season. There was a crew  of 10 men cutting and housing this 2-1/2 acre patch. The  48-year-old Wright said he has been cutting tobacco since he was 13  years old growing up in Shelby County. He said he cuts tobacco to  keep in shape. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff
Charles Wright cut tobacco near the intersection of Tates Creek Rd. and Ash Grove Pike in northern Jessamine County, Ky., Monday, September 9, 2013. The Waits family has raised 37 acres on 8 different Jessamine Co. farms this growing season. There was a crew of 10 men cutting and housing this 2-1/2 acre patch. The 48-year-old Wright said he has been cutting tobacco since he was 13 years old growing up in Shelby County. He said he cuts tobacco to keep in shape. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff Herald-Leader
Charles Wright cut tobacco near the intersection of Tates Creek Rd. and Ash Grove Pike in northern Jessamine County, Ky., Monday, September 9, 2013. The Waits family has raised 37 acres on 8 different Jessamine Co. farms this growing season. There was a crew of 10 men cutting and housing this 2-1/2 acre patch. The 48-year-old Wright said he has been cutting tobacco since he was 13 years old growing up in Shelby County. He said he cuts tobacco to keep in shape. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff Herald-Leader

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