PEOPLE: Eastern Kentucky Tobacco Farmer

Small crop tobacco farmers in Eastern Kentucky had to learn to plant alternative crops or lose their livelihood as the non-smoking campaigns of the mid-80s gathered steam to change the economics of the state.

Assignment: Louisville Courier-Journal

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