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Now 70 years old, Miss Davenport recalls the depression days in Savannah. "It put so many men out of work, good men who wanted to work. It drove a lot of good men to the devil. But I also think that hard times had their place. I mean, they also helped bring families together..."
Pruitt, Becky, "Miss Ruth Davenport" (1973). Happiness and Hard Times. 5.