Capt. Joseph “Crip” Legree

Capt. Joseph “Crip” Legree is a lifelong resident of St. Helena Island. He only received a fifth-grade education. He once made his living as a net maker, a trade made obsolete by Chinese imports. He now drives his Cadillac as a sort of personal taxi, helping other senior citizens run errands in exchange for gas money.

Joseph "Crip" Legree, 87, has lived on St. Helena Island all his life.

Joseph “Crip” Legree, 87, has lived on St. Helena Island all his life. To learn more and see Legree’s full interview click the photograph above.

 

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