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Daemon
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Billy the Kid (1859)

Billy the Kid, who went by the name William H. Bonney and whose real name may have been Henry McCarty, was an infamous outlaw and murderer who roamed the American West from his teenage years until his death at the age of 21. The young fugitive was captured and jailed several times but escaped each time until he was finally killed by Sheriff Pat Garrett. Although rooted in history, the story of Billy the Kid has developed into a popular legend. Why is his gravesite enclosed by a steel cage? More...
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There is this fantastic computer game that came with introducing Windows 95 named Dust, where Billy The Kid confronts you in the end, and you have to get your gun and shoot him. Hat off for Microsoft that learned people how to save documents and get them acquainted with the computer. It is the only positive thing I have to say about Microsoft, by the way.
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Daemon wrote:
Billy the Kid (1859)

Billy the Kid, who went by the name William H. Bonney and whose real name may have been Henry McCarty, was an infamous outlaw and murderer who roamed the American West from his teenage years until his death at the age of 21. The young fugitive was captured and jailed several times but escaped each time until he was finally killed by Sheriff Pat Garrett. Although rooted in history, the story of Billy the Kid has developed into a popular legend. Why is his gravesite enclosed by a steel cage? More...

Answer: because there's no such thing as being too prepared for the zombie apocalypse.

When you make an assumption, you make an ass of u & umption! - NeuroticHellFem
Barnacle Barney Bill
Posted: Sunday, November 23, 2014 8:45:45 AM

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The picture of Billy dose look sort of zombie like.
monamagda
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Myth: Billy the Kid was born on November 23, 1859 in New York City.

Fact: Ash Upson, one of the men greatly responsible for the myth of Billy the Kid, gave this date when he wrote majority of Pat Garrett’s biography The Authentic Life of Billy the Kid and might I add that the November 23rd date happens to be Upson's birth date too -coincidence? Billy the Kid‘s exact date of birth and place is not known, and historians and biographers today are still trying to solve the mystery. Birth dates of November 20, 1859 and September 17, 1859 have popped up, but there's no proof or even a hint of these dates being accurate. As for where Billy the Kid was born; New York, Indiana, and Missouri are potential birth places, but there is no -without a doubt- proof to support any of them.

http://www.aboutbillythekid.com/fact_vs_myth.htm
striker
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i don't like media sensationalize bad guys
Fredric-frank Myers
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Good read. And yes, if you are interested, the corruption in the western sheriff's departments still exists in the 21 century, as I had the misfortune to work for one in 1990.
TB Turtle
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Glad I did not live in the day of the Old West. However I think Fredric-Frank is right.....it hasn't changed too much.
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striker wrote:
i don't like media sensationalize bad guys


I second that.
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