Robert Ball wasn't a resident of rural America, but what he did helped every rural community. Bob Ball was the fellow who protected Social Security for the past 30 years, and on January 30th he died at the age of 93.Tom Bethell, a former reporter for The Mountain Eagle in Whitesburg, Kentucky, was a friend and colleague of Ball, writes about…Read More...
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