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Life On A Tobacco Farm

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Life on a tobacco farm was hard back-breaking work.

 

I grew up in the South during a time when tobacco was King.  Everyone we knew grew, harvested, and cured tobacco in eastern rural North Carolina.

 

It was our cash crop and the only way of making a living for our families.  This was before we knew how harmful tobacco products were to our health.

 

We rose early on the farm when tobacco season was in full swing.  My father would rise around 4 in the

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