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Homer Hickam endorses "Blood in West Virginia"

I proudly announce Homer Hickam, Jr.’s endorsement of my book, Blood in West Virginia: Brumfield v. McCoy. I regard Mr. Hickam, a West Virginia native, as one of Appalachia’s most accomplished living writers.  172 more words


Book Review: The Coalwood Trilogy

When asked to name my favorite movie of all time, I don’t even have to think about it. “October Sky,” I answer without hesitation. 794 more words


Learn Like The Rocket Boys of NIH

Terence Boylan and Bruce Cook did something awesome.  The year was 1957, and the two neighbor boys were interested in model rockets.  Terence and Bruce knew what they wanted to do, but they didn’t have the financial resources to make it happen. 426 more words