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    Appalachian Trail

    It's no secret that I was shipped hither and yon during my teens. But over the course of a few years, here and there, I was able to 'hike' the entire trail From Maine to Georgia. Having some of my family in Kentucky, and hiking this 'trail' was what originally got me interested...
    Toby2day Toby2day 51-55, F 1 Response May 29, 2009

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    Coal's Toll

    Friends I've met not yet- greetings from the deep woods of Green Lake, Maine! I got to this way-cool little cybersite by looking for folks that have done, or wish to do the AT..I'm very interested in App history because I've recently watched things on linktv and somewhere on...
    mayalisa mayalisa 41-45, F Feb 28, 2009

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    The Lost Tribe

    I have never called any other place home other than these hills of eastern Kentucky. However, my family has not always been here, as they came from different states (and countries). The ancestry of each family in eastern Kentucky is as various as the surnames that are contained...
    PrecariousMe PrecariousMe 31-35, F Nov 25, 2011

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    Skeletons In the Closet

    I have been told that we { my family} are related to both the Hatfields and the McCoys.
    PeaceOnEarth PeaceOnEarth 46-50, F 5 Responses Feb 27, 2009

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