When Coal Is Over

In this Oct. 16, 2014 photo, third generation coal miner Keith Johnson, left, sits at the kitchen table with his wife Betty in their home in the old Kildav coal camp in Evarts, Ky. At 43, he’s gone from being a foreman making about $100,000 a year to a common miner at $20 an hour. “A few years ago I would have said we’d live a long life here,” says Johnson. “But its dim, there’s just not enough money to sustain your family here. It’s a bleak outlook.” (AP Photo/David Goldman)

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