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Mike Akin: How Mana Shoes in Columbia got it's name

Comments re article 72231 Nathan D Hale Adair Co KY Russell Co KY native 19342015 Mike Akin writes:
I noticed Mana Shoes was spelled incorrectly in the obituary for Nathan Hale. Mana was named after the first two letters of Martha's name and the first two letters of Nathan's name; hence, Mana. I suppose it was also kind of a play on words. - Mike Akin
Thanks, Mike Akin - The spelling has been changed in the obituary. Thanks for the edit, and thanks for the note on this bit of Columbia, KY, history. The Hales operated the store in what had been for many years the Style Shop and is now the home of Monkey Business, 302 Public Square, Columbia, KY. - CM

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