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Local Story > Kent

Cherry Orchard

Meet Nelson Crittenden and Buddy Smith who each June harvest cherries in the same cherry orchard as their ancestors in the small town of Paddock Wood in Kent.

They take their families back each year to show their descendants how English Romany life should really be led.


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