Published on Monday, July 9, 2018
Behind Every Hardworking Tractor is a Great Woman
When Cecilia was young, her brother went off to war. He left behind his family, friends, and a farmyard full of intimidating machinery, whose operation was a mystery to his little sister. It was her father who gave Cecilia her first lessons. From the passenger side of the cab, she watched him carefully as he bent the giant beast to his will, his hands and feet moving in tandem. She was 14 when she first entered the cab alone. Cecilia dreamed of climbing up into a tractor one more time and that’s exactly what she did.