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"It is impossible to please all the world and one's father."

Jean de La Fontaine Fables (1668)

Family owned ranches and farms demand a familial unity not found in most professions and trades. The quantity of work requires help from everyone, and hired labor is expensive.

Decades back it was always the father/son who performed most of the jobs, but over time, women assumed a larger role in the oper...


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