a. (hard bread) sustenance that don't come easy
b. (hard bred) the offspring of folks whose sustenance didn't come easy.
c. stuff that don't go down easy...
The history of working people is full of Heroes and Evildoers, loyalty and treachery, love and hate, defeat and victory. There were explosions and gunfights enough for any "action-movie" fan.
You'll find some of their stories here. They'll change from time to time..
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