Former sharecroppers bought the home near property they once picked cotton from

Their parents raised 10 children on meager sharecroppers' wages. Now the family has bought and is refurbishing the home across Pea Ridge Highway in Jonesville, S.C., from where they grew up. They want it to be a place where they can rest.
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Their parents raised 10 children on meager sharecroppers' wages. Now the family has bought and is refurbishing the home across Pea Ridge Highway in Jonesville, S.C., from where they grew up. They want it to be a place where they can rest.

As kids, they picked cotton and dreamed about the ‘mansion’ across the road. Now they own it.

February 05, 2018 10:34 PM

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