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Howard and Lucille Babbitt, interviewed in Rob Amberg's "I-26" project in Madison County, pick apples one last time before their orchard is destroyed to make way for the new I-26 superhighway. Madison County, NC.

Image: An older couple picks apples from heavily laden apples trees in their orchard.

© Photograph by Rob Amberg. Used with permission of Amberg/SOHP, 1995.
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