‘A Crazy Path’ Brings Thanksgiving Dinner and Inspiration to Forgotten Blaine, Ky.


Yes, this is a Thanksgiving story. It’s one that starts in Charleston, S.C., with country music stars Jason Isbell, then Tyler Childers, until it finally arrives at a food pantry in Eastern Kentucky in a town that has dwindled to one street, one store and one constable. It’s a Thanksgiving story that might make you thankful you have enough to eat and that people are still sticking it out in places like Blaine by helping each other in tough times. Or it might make you the slightest bit angry that on this most American holiday we live in this land of plenty where our grand capitalist experiment has ended up the way it has here and in so many places like it. Or both. Read more.