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By William R. "Bill" Archer

nearly each American urban enjoys a paranormal time in background whilst all of the tumblers of destiny, good fortune, exertions, and success appear to fall into position, and the town enjoys a golden period. The Forties have been simply this sort of time within the urban of Bluefield. on the sunrise of the last decade, the U.S. used to be at the verge of getting into the best warfare the realm has ever identified, and the coal that flowed via Norfolk and Western Railway's Bluefield backyard was once destined to gasoline an Allied victory. yet there's a lot more than struggle and coal on the center of Bluefield's tale. The Forties have been a time of suggestion for males like Nobel laureate John F. Nash Jr., a time of inventive discovery for males like Joseph Dodd of Bluefield country university, a time of valor and heroism for Congressional Medal of Honor recipient S.Sgt. Junior Spurrier, and a interval of good fortune in enterprise, arts, fields for thousands of Bluefield's sons and daughters.

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