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    I Adored My Step Dad

    In his too short life (passing away at 49 yrs old) I watched him write hundreds of Bonanzas,Gunsmokes & Paladins.He did love writing Kung Fu too tho" If anyone is old enough the first western I remember was Wagon Train.  The only thing he seems to be remembered for was writing...
    True8 True8 51-55, F 2 Responses Nov 9, 2012

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    Not Police Or Forensic Crime, But Westerns

    Prime time was filled with them: GUNSMOKE (at one time the longest running drama in US TV history), BONANZA, HAVE GUN-WILL TRAVEL, LAWMAN, CHEYENNE, MAVERICK, SUGARFOOT, WAGON TRAIN, THE VIRGINIAN, THE RIFLEMAN, WANTED DEAD OR ALIVE, and so many more. And Saturday mornings weren...
    ChipmunkErnie ChipmunkErnie 61-65, M 3 Responses Jan 22, 2011

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    I remember how it used to be, when my thoughts would keep me awake, and my heart was troubled. He'd be asleep, but feel me stir, or hear me cry, and ask me why? I'd tell him I...
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    my dad passed away right in on from me.
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    people's singing good singing allways makes me cry i remember when i was in school through the whole of school i would cry during assembly whenever people would sing on stage or if...
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    I bought my first car in 1978. I was fourteen years old. It was a 72 Chevy Nova with 70,000 miles on it and I got it for $700. It was a rally nova, orange with white stripes. I...
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    I remember when we (African Americans) were so intimidated by the word "black" it was an insult for someone to refer to you that way! I remember when I was in Junior High I was...
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    Daddy passed away January 1, 2007 at around 2 AM....way to ring in the New Year. I was 17 and in between semesters in my senior year of high school... Dad, I really miss you! I...
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    Pendulum stops and falls away Life sifted through like sand Storms of summer rain Flooding lifelines in our hands Our skin of blood and bone Gently close to dust and blows Our home...
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    Pendulum stops and falls away Life sifted through like sand Storms of summer rain Flooding lifelines in our hands Our skin of blood and bone Gently close to dust and blows Our home...
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    How To Turn Six Dollars Into Six Thousand Dollars: I found this on a bulletin board and decided to try it. A little while back I was browsing through newsgroups just like you are...
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    back when I was 9 or 10 years old I had a friend that lived next door to me, he was younger by 3 years but I remember he knocked on my door one day and asked if I could come play...
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