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If I Hadn’t Stopped: Conversations from the Walmarts

“It’s a heady thing to have someone’s entire life story dumped in your lap while standing in frozen foods.”

Read Wayne Franklin’s account of his encounter with a down-on-his-luck Southern man at “the Walmarts.”

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Gun or Truck? Let the debate begin!

When we recently posted our 10-Step Program for Real Southerness, it of course evoked some debates about what was included and what was not. One such debate deserves a bit of reckoning. Reader Jill Manuel noted the lack of one iconic piece of Southern manhood: the pick-up truck. We admit; we blew it. How we […]

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