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  • Uncle Bub and grandma Tiny took my dad to Loretta Lynn's house she grew up in that is portrayed in the movie called Coal Miners Daughter. As he entered the house, the wallpaper was newspaper/cartoon comics from the newspaper. This house was small and only had five bedrooms. He also met one of her brothers named Herman. We are related by marriage through distant cousins. Her house had no running water, so they had to go to the well to get water. Which my dad remembers seeing in the front of her yard. This is where they had to get water in order to wash their clothes, dishes and etc. The coal was what they used to heat their house and this would leave black soot on the wallpaper which would make them have to change it every spring time. They also had no telephone. So they had to go to the general store to use the telephone. They had no electricity also. My dad said he remembers walking through this house and it was the same way as it was in the movie. Things were the exact same way in the house as it was in the movie. He said this was something he could never forget. In this picture is my sister when we visited Loretta Lynn's house. In this picture she is at the well in front of her house where they would get their water from.
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