I wasn’t born the day the two men from T.V.A. made their way to my Grandpa’s house. The day they told him they needed his good farmland, the land he, his dad and granddaddy had loved and worked .
“I will be right here when the water comes,” Granddaddy stated emphatically, pointing to the exact spot he would stake his life.
The T.V.A. men nodded solemnly and returned to their job further down the valley.
There was several folks watching when the water came that day.
What they didn’t know was that granddaddy’s chair was anchored with four huge concrete blocks.