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Christy: The Novel and the Reality

by Marilyn Mitchem Chapter Five of Christy describes her orientation to life as a mission teacher in Cutter Gap. Over a breakfast of oatmeal, buckwheat pancakes, and maple syrup, Christy speaks with David’s sister, Ida Grantland, “an older woman, tall, … Continue reading

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“Conserve the Good, Eliminate the Evil” – by Marilyn Mitchem

The article below appeared in the April 1926 Soul Winner magazine. (For more information on Allen Messer, see my February 2013 column, “A Hill Top Experience.”)         After visiting Cocke County, Tennessee, in November 1958 with her parents, John and … Continue reading

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“A Hill Top Experience”

“A Hill Top Experience,” written by Rev. J. Allen Messer of Hartford, Tennessee, appeared in the February 1925 Soul Winner magazine. “After having climbed to the mountain top of some experience in life it makes a fellow feel fine, as … Continue reading

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