A farmer in eastern Germany turned hay in a field he once owned and now leases from the mining company. He was born where the excavator in the background was digging.
A farmer in eastern Germany turned hay in a field he once owned and now leases from the mining company. He was born where the excavator in the background was digging. Herald-Leader
A farmer in eastern Germany turned hay in a field he once owned and now leases from the mining company. He was born where the excavator in the background was digging. Herald-Leader

Tom Eblen: Eastern Germany-Eastern Kentucky comparison offers a rich vein of ideas

January 25, 2014 09:27 PM

UPDATED January 26, 2014 12:20 PM

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Tom Eblen

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Tom Eblen is a columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader who writes about life, people and issues in Lexington and Kentucky. A Lexington native, Eblen was the Herald-Leader's managing editor from 1998 to 2008.