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On this day in 1918: Future senator Sam Ervin, in infantry training, writing his “Dearest Mamma” in Morganton: “Today is Mother’s Day, and according to orders from General Pershing it is to be most fittingly observed by each member of the Amixforce [American Expeditionary Forces] writing a letter to his mother. No order heretofore given […]

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— Revisiting the one-drop rule. — Lost and found: Minor-league pitcher’s championship ring. — Train station turned garage… turned train station? — “In writing workshops I often see people trying to write Southern accents…. It should be done sparingly and only if…” — R.I.P., Billy Joe Patton, last of the red-hot amateurs.

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