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One Families Story: Read a story matching the term you chose:
STORYTELLER: Mother LOCATION: Texas YEAR TOOK PLACE: 1850s
TELLER'S PLACE OF ORIGIN: Texas HOW HEARD: Oral History

My mother tells the story of how her grandmother was born and raised on the farm next door to Jesse James and his family. When I was younger I saw a picture of my great-grandmother as a child sitting on a fence next to a young Jesse James.





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