Excerpt: Appalachia is a storied land. Every place within the region has its own story, and virtually every person who has spent a significant amount of time in a specific Appalachian place has been affected by—indeed, has become part of—that story.
Olson, Ted. 2012. Word-weaving in Tennessee: The National Storytelling Festival. Rapid River: Arts and Cultural Magazine. Vol.16(1). 14. https://issuu.com/rapidrivermagazine/docs/rriver_sept2012