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From: Coconut Queen (JEANNE2469) DelphiPlus Member Icon7/25/09 1:38 AM 
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Will Rogers: a Cherokee of many talents

CLAREMORE, Okla. – Will Rogers showcased many talents during his life – trick roper, Vaudevillian, humorist, Ziegfeld Follies performer, actor, writer, broadcaster and aviator. But before he became famous he started out as a Cherokee cowboy in Indian Territory.

Read the entire story at:

http://www.cherokeephoenix.org/3876/Article.aspx

Jeanne

 
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From: Cherokee21 DelphiPlus Member Icon8/19/09 2:47 PM 
To: Coconut Queen (JEANNE2469) DelphiPlus Member Icon  (2 of 4) 
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One of my favorite quotes from Will was "My relatives didn't come over on the Mayflower— they met the boat."

Tim

 

 
From: ctj20108/20/09 9:46 AM 
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Good one!

(BIG smile)...

Later...

Peace...

 

 
From: Coconut Queen (JEANNE2469) DelphiPlus Member Icon8/20/09 8:43 PM 
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And that's true, too.

Will Rogers was such a neat guy.

How're you doing, Tim? Haven't heard from you in awhile. Are you on Facebook? I am.

Jeanne

 

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