An elderly woman who lives on $205 a month in Social Security income told him she'd always gotten by, thanks to support from five sons who were coal miners. Now, four are unemployed."She wasn't complaining that she couldn't get the medicines she needed," Gibson says. "She was worried about her sons. She said, 'If the coal jobs run out, they won't have jobs, and they won't be able to support their children.'
In Coal Country, A Show Of Solidarity Takes Root
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