When schools closed that bad winter, a young boy spent his days in the stripping room on the farm.
Amid the pungent odor of tobacco, the lad listened to his granddad’s stories.
Those narratives, along with a love of farming, created an intense yearning in the young man; and he followed a life-long dream which included his supportive wife, his family and his beloved Southdown sheep.
Kentucky has embraced the Forsee family for eight generations. Owen countian Brian Forsee, who is a seventh generation Forsee, was the special guest speaker at the historical society meeting last week.