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     Whenever I think of Texas it conjures up thoughts of Cruz, Perry, The Bush family and so many things I disagree with. Then something like this happens and you meet the real people of Texas. Men and Women who struggle  with a lot of the same problems we do.
      Be it under such horrible circumstances, thank you for making me remember that Texans are first Americans, like me. And to the VFD that ran into the fire, my god I have no words. Rest in peace you heroes from the Great State of Texas.

    My greatest fear is letting myself run loose in my own mind. It gets kinda scary in there.

    by ndgoldendomer on Mon Apr 22, 2013 at 07:54:34 AM PDT

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      RIP Fellow Americans who reside in Texas

      Please don't forget some awesome Texans:

      President Lyndon B Johnson
      Rep. Barbara Jordan
      Molly Ivins
      1st Lady Claudia "Lady Bird" Taylor Johnson
      Mary Martin
      "Babe" Didrikson Zaharias
      Sen. Lloyd Bentsen
      Mayor Julian Castro
      Rep. Joaquín Castro
      Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee
      Rep. Ruben Hinojosa

      Don't let some jerks taint your perception of the whole state.

      It is a terrible thing to see and have no vision. ~ Helen Keller

      by Pam from Calif on Mon Apr 22, 2013 at 10:45:20 PM PDT

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