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Hatfields and McCoys


In the famous Hatfield-McCoy feud on the West Virginia-Kentucky border not far from Harlan, several dozen people were killed in a cycle of violence that stretched over twenty years.
Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  famous feuding families in Kentucky and West Virginia that resulted in more than a dozen deaths between 1880 and 1891; commonly sited as an example of irrationally holding a grudge
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    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
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