Who is your western hero? The legend of the Wild West has been played out in American Popular culture since the start of westward expansion. From Buffalo Bill Cody to Wyatt Earp, and Kit Carson to Annie Oakley, the real-life people who helped tame the west would shape the western heroes celebrated in film and television for decades. Share your real or fictional western hero below.
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