Quitting School to Help Family Get By

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Quitting School to Help Family Get By,

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Went to school until he was 22 to finish 8th grade. Had to quit school at age 15 to help family get by. Father had 7 children. Had to work in timber because "li'l ole 40 didn't provide enough." Timber for fences & barrels.