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Excerpt from Oral History Interview with Darhyl Boone, December 5, 2000. Interview K-0246. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007) See Entire Interview >>

Boone's grandmother represented rural values

Boone uses an example to describe the rural values he fears Madison County is losing: when a local family's house burned down, his grandmother took them in. His grandmother seems to Boone to be the avatar of the qualities of rural life: self-sacrifice, hard work, generosity, and neighborliness.

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Oral History Interview with Darhyl Boone, December 5, 2000. Interview K-0246. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007) in the Southern Oral History Program Collection, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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