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Tales and Tails of the Hospital

My sister, Linda,  near the end of her life spent a great deal of time in the hospital, and not because she was a nurse. She was suffering from an auto-immune disease that relentlessly was wearing her body away.  It … Continue reading

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Leafy Lot Plantation and the War Between the States

In the 1840s Henry Laurence Norvell and his bride, Laura Jane Sevier Norvell, took possession of their new farm. Henry was the eldest son of Moses Norvell, an early Nashville newspaper publisher, banker, and politician. Laura Jane Sevier was the … Continue reading

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