Foreign: Merry Christmas

With eleven children to support, conscientious Coal Miner Willie Farrel, who neither smokes nor drinks, prefers to work all his holidays. In his twelve years at Scotland's Mauchline Colliery near Glasgow, Farrell has been off only twice, once to stay at home when his wife was having a baby, another time to go to the hospital to have his ulcers treated. By working on all of his regular days off and on his two-week paid vacation each year, Willie got double pay for a lot of his time.

Last summer, chafing over Willie's...

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