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Just a Little History: Fighting to Get the REA

Wake Forest Gazette

‘Everybody was living in poverty except the bootleggers.’ – Worth Pearce

In 1940, while people in towns and cities enjoyed electric lights, modern bathrooms, radios and vacuum cleaners, 6 million of America’s 6.8 million farms were powered by muscle.

And for more than a decade, the dam at Muscl… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story