All Mine Original Pastel

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"you've seen their faces; you've heard their voices. Always, they'll stand solemn and aloof as a stranger approaches. They tell me' ...if you ain't bin born in these here mountins, yer a furriner ferever'. They are hopefull faces, shy faces. This is a place of melancholy beauty and bucolic melancholy. In such isolated hollows live the remaining so-called "Hillbillies of Appalachia" and my new series. I will take you to places in the Southern Appalachians that few outsiders have ever seen." .... ... She is “Li'l Cumberland's” little sister, always trying to keep up with her big sister. When she saw Paul sketching her sister, this little one would put her bonnet on and run away, saying "This one"s all mine.”