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Mattie Mae Huff: Tillman County Treasure

In May of 2010 teachers at our school had the Storychasers training in our library. I was given the task of interviewing a local resident and I was blessed to be introduced to Mattie Mae Huff. Mattie Mae was 94 at the time of the interview and we spoke for 3 hours at our first…

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72 Years of Free Barbecue: The XIT Rodeo and Reunion

Web link / URL to the video: This is a video I created in 2010 when my family and I had a chance to attend the XIT Rodeo and Reunion in Dalhart, Texas. This is an annual event which started in the 1930s during the dust bowl, to provide a positive and fun event…

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