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Our little house was way back in the country. We had one house close to us, and hell the next one wouldve been a mile.
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"Our little house was way back in the country. We had one house close to us, and hell the next one would've been a mile. If you got sick, you could holler and wouldn't nobody hear you"

- Muddy Waters

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This quote by Muddy Waters paints a vibrant picture of rural life in the country. It speaks to the isolation of living in a rural area, where the closest neighbor is a mile away. It also talks to the lack of access to medical care, as if somebody were to become ill, there would be no one to hear them if they were to call out for aid. This quote likewise talks to the sense of community that can be discovered in backwoods, as the speaker has the ability to count on the one home near them for companionship and assistance. The quote speaks with the charm of rural life, as well as the challenges that come with it. It is a pointer of the value of neighborhood and the requirement for access to treatment, even in rural areas.

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Muddy Waters This quote is written / told by Muddy Waters between April 4, 1915 and April 30, 1983. He was a famous Musician from USA. The author also have 21 other quotes.

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