James Calvin Greer was born in Triplett, NC in 1908. Vera Greer was born in Caldwell County in 1913.
Mr. and Mrs. Greer both recall very hard childhoods and growing up in the Triplett area. Mr. Greer worked at the local sawmill during the Great Depression. They recall collecting herbs and bark to pay for groceries and clothes.
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