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I served in the Land Army 1943-1945 in Corby ,Lincolnshire, we rode bicycles 7 miles there and 7 miles back to work on the farns eveyday, pulled sugar beat in the snow, climbed haystacks to feed the thrashing machines untill amost dark, cut logs with crossaws, drove tracters to harrow , walked behind a horse and plough, many more farming jobs. We all would look forward to the evenings when we would walk down to the Pub the "Wheatsheaf" or the "Fighting Cocks" and drink a shandy (beer and pop). I married a American and now live in the U S A, I think hard work never hurt us, we were healthy then.
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