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PaNaTa “Natty” Alford Gregory

PaNaTa, y’all. Do you see this name? With random capitalization? I can’t even hazard as to why they wrote it that way, but goodness, it looks like a series of elements on the periodic table. Protactinium, Sodium, Tantalum. Awesome. Look at that … Continue reading

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Ima Hogg, First Lady Of Texas

Chances are, if you don’t hail from the Lone Star State, you mightn’t have heard about this lovely lady. Ima Hogg (1882 – 1975), known as “The First Lady of Texas,” was a philanthropist and collector of arts and antiques. Yes, that was … Continue reading

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Audie Murphy

Born Audie Leon Murphy on June 20, 1925, he was the seventh of twelve children. He grew up on a farm, share cropping, near Kingston, Texas. His father abandoned the family and his mother died when he was 16 leaving … Continue reading

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