Personal Message from the Author

Published August 19, 2018

The Farmer And The Dolphin is the true account of how a farm family reacted to a large fine by a federal agency over the death of a dolphin along the South Carolina coast. The Mincey family, aided by a determined attorney who was willing to take on the powerful National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, lived through a 15-month struggle to overturn the $6500 fine. C.P. Mincey, the plainspoken patriarch of the rural family from Nichols, S.C., summarized his attitude about the whole matter when he said, ““I love my country. And I joined the Navy at 17 during World War II. For my government to put me through this kind of situation at 87-years-old is plumb stupid.”