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Black History (it ain't just for black folk)


Wednesday, February 20, 2013


My son was Bass Reeves, the first Deputy US Marshall who was also known for his bushy mustache. He was a sharp shooter that escaped slavery and became a Deputy US Marshall. His character was the subject of the recently released movie Django.
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SUZYMOBILE 2/21/2013 9:09AM

    Wow, he sure looks like your DH! How cute!

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BETHGILLIGAN 2/21/2013 7:42AM

    How cute is that???

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PROUD-GRANDMA 2/21/2013 12:26AM

    Too Cute! I remember when my kids were that little. Time goes by sooo fast! Enjoy!

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REFFIE1 2/20/2013 11:06PM

    Wow, I just want to pick him up and hug him! I didn't know the character in Django was a real person. That is fascinating. I will have to read up on Bass Reeves. By the way, Canada Post has stamps honouring two of our Canadian heroes for Black History Month. You might be interested in reading about them:

http://www.canadapost.
ca/cpo/mc/aboutus/news/pr/2012/
2012_feb_blackhistory.jsf



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1EMMA2011 2/20/2013 10:41PM

    So adorable! Thank you for sharing!!

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JUNEAU2010 2/20/2013 10:40PM

    Love the picture!

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SONYALATRECE 2/20/2013 10:38PM

    "Wait'll they get a load of me," proposed caption.
He's so cute!
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