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Thank You Lord

Beulah (Worley) Sturgill was born in 1918 in Todd, North Carolina. At the age of 11, the Great Depression hit America, bringing economic turmoil to many families. Sturgill's family was already poor and lived mostly off of the land growing their own food and raising their own livestock.

Now, at the age of 91, she is faced with another economic crisis, in some ways worse than that of the Great Depression. Sturgill is still poor, but with the added costs of living she must rely heavily upon family and church to pay her bills. She believes the Lord will provide, and he has.

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