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Sundays in August

During the 1950s and 1960s in rural North Carolina, going to church was a weekly special event for all members of the family. During this time, there was no air conditioning and Sundays in August were different than today. Perry Comer, a pastor in Wadesboro, describes in detail what church was like without air conditioning and how people stayed cool.
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