"It's loved and lived in," says Jim McLean as he describes his forty-year-old Blythwood country home.  The home is decorated with many family heirlooms from past generations.  When asked why she keeps them, Frankie responds, "to stay connected to the past.  It's just a part of your life, a part of your family thread.  And it makes you feel good."  Jim and Frankie McLean built their cozy country home in Blythwood, S.C. over 40 years ago.
"It's loved and lived in," says Jim McLean as he describes his forty-year-old Blythwood country home. The home is decorated with many family heirlooms from past generations. When asked why she keeps them, Frankie responds, "to stay connected to the past. It's just a part of your life, a part of your family thread. And it makes you feel good." Jim and Frankie McLean built their cozy country home in Blythwood, S.C. over 40 years ago. kkfoster@thestate.com
"It's loved and lived in," says Jim McLean as he describes his forty-year-old Blythwood country home. The home is decorated with many family heirlooms from past generations. When asked why she keeps them, Frankie responds, "to stay connected to the past. It's just a part of your life, a part of your family thread. And it makes you feel good." Jim and Frankie McLean built their cozy country home in Blythwood, S.C. over 40 years ago. kkfoster@thestate.com

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