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Didn’t own much; didn’t owe much

By Shane Goodman

Didn’t own much; didn’t owe much. Read it again. Those six words explain the lifestyle of many families from just a few generations ago.

My mother was born in 1935, in the midst of the Great Depression. Most of us can’t imagine the doom and demise of that time. Those who lived it learned to get by on little of nothing.

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