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From: Melungeon Movement <>
Subject: Re: [Melungeon] THERE WERE GIANTS IN THOSE DAYS
Date: Wed, 19 Feb 2003 20:19:27 -0800 (PST)
This summer if you can make it, go to the Paw Paw Fair and you will see many tall people. The women are over 6 ft. I try to go every year some of my family enter the various contest and do win blue ribons once in a while.
Steve & Cindy Hartman <> wrote:My husband is from Marion Co., (Fairmont), WV. He is 6'4" and very large
frame. My kids took after him. Several years ago, there was a letter in Ann
Landers from a woman who was over 6' tall, and most of her relatives were
tall, too. They lived in WV.
> In Marion County, WV there lives people of grand stature. When I go to the
Annual Fair, I see these tall 7-8 ft. groups of men and women. Another odd
fact about WV, no Indian tribe claimed the area but did use it to gather
> But I have no theory here just curious.
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