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  •  Glad you liked it! (4+ / 0-)

    My siblings, cousins and I, born '68-'76, were the first generation in the family to all earn Bachelor's degrees, and at least three Master's.

    My grandpa was still probably smarter, and definitely wiser, than all of us combined.

     I can think of no more stirring symbol of man's humanity to man than a fire engine.     -- Kurt Vonnegut

    by SteelerGrrl on Sun Sep 22, 2013 at 06:21:53 PM PDT

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    •  Great Diary, SteelerGrrl. Rec'd And Tipped. (2+ / 0-)
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      Gordon20024, SteelerGrrl
      NO tar sands! Mountaintop Removal, Strip And Longwall Mining, Gas Fracking, An American Tragedy And Global Climate Crime!
      The mission of Coal River Mountain Watch is to stop the destruction of our communities and environment by mountaintop removal mining.

      The Last Mountain

      Brought To You By That Crazed Sociologist/Media Fanatic rebel ga Be The Change You Want To See In The World! Gandhi

      by rebel ga on Sun Sep 22, 2013 at 07:39:28 PM PDT

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      •  Thanks for sharing this (0+ / 0-)

        I watched the first five minutes and it all sounds so familiar. When I visited my parents there as recently as 2008 (they've since moved), it was so hard to sleep with the noise of the mountaintop removal equipment competing with the wind and cicadas. They run 24/7.

        I'll get more into that in a future diary. Putting The Last Mountain at the top of my watch list...

         I can think of no more stirring symbol of man's humanity to man than a fire engine.     -- Kurt Vonnegut

        by SteelerGrrl on Mon Sep 23, 2013 at 02:08:48 PM PDT

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