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Ben File - Modern Era

Ben File grew up on a central Illinois grain and hog farm in the days prior to electricity. He spent his life on the farm, and also became involved in the Bond County School Board, where he was involved in a school consolidation, always a painful process.

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Son Goes to Med School

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Ben at Birth.

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Unknown

When:

1923

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Ben, 3 Years Old.

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When:

1926

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Narrator's Photo

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Ben, 12 Years Old

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Unknown

When:

1935

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Ben and Mary File, present 2007.

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Unknown

When:

2007

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Narrator's Photo



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