Started sharecropping when I was 15

We have three hundred and sixty Acres plus another hundred and sixty Acres rented I would disc and plow and plant rebuild the combine and harvest in summer I retired at the age of 19 where we turn the land over to c r p grassland wheat prices were quite a bit down we’ll use the newest type of wheat century II the insurance company bailed us out of one year after a tornado took out our crop I started driving a tractor when I was eight most of the Amish were doing it already but I was English


Geez, that’s early for sure.

I didn’t know we still had sharecroppers. Be careful not to let them exploit your hard work. Labor deserves to be rewarded.

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