Whitesburg KY
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They remained friends for over 50 years after covering mine blast

When I was a young Yankee fresh to Letcher County and a job at The Mountain Eagle, newspaper owners/publishers/editors/ maintenance workers/reporters/ photographers Tom and Pat Gish suggested that I get to know David Hawpe, an only slightly older reporter who was staffing the Louisville Courier-Journal’s Hazard bureau. Like most of the advice I got from Tom and Pat, that suggestion […]

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