Setbacks are can lead to growth
About 100 years ago southeastern states began to suffer devastating losses in their way of life. The entire region was witnessing a small pest invade and devour their beloved cotton crops.
What had stood as their main staple for work and income just happened to be the fast food choice of the boll weevil. The bug had arrived from Mexico in the 1890s and was thriving on the strands and fibers of the fruit of the loom.