Recorded Stories

“Poured A Little Turpentine On It”

By Bodi Shinn
From Fayetteville, Arkansas

I’ve been in the Ozarks for 15 years. I grew up in Southern Oklahoma. My mother was from this area in a little community called Vaughn in Benton County.

This is a true story my mother and grandmother would tell me when I would try to get out of work.