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LOWCOUNTRY PROUD: Mepkin Abbey Mushrooms

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Berkeley County is known around the world and ironically it's partially thanks to a group of people who mostly keep to themselves.

The monks at Mepkin Abbey Monastery in Moncks Corner cultivate and ship more than 1,000 pounds of mushrooms every week.

News 2's Larry Collins spent the morning with a monk who has lived at the abbey for more than 50 years and finds out how they growing in faith as they grow mushrooms.

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