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Heroes, Local Heroes
on January 31, 2009
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Mark Boughton
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More than a century of knowledge rests in 101-year-old Nora Church’s hands. Her hands have planted and peeled, chopped and canned. With the work of her hands, she has fed her nine children and a host of warmly welcomed guests. Her daughters learned to cook from these hands; so, too, their daughters, and their daughters’ daughters. Nora’s hard-working hands know no rest: Last year, she preserved five quarts of applesauce for herself. This year, the Virgina native will “put up” beans. In Nora’s capable hands, strength and love reside.

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