Day: May 7, 2004

No So Simple

The question seemed simple enough.

“Why,” a lunch companion wanted to know recently, “did you come back to Floyd County after all these years?”

Like many teenagers longing for a life of adventure, getting our of Floyd County became an obsession. I even went to summer school so I could skip a year of high school, graduating early just to escape what I then saw as limiting opportunities in a Blue Ridge Mountain Community.

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