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A faithful Mexican-Texan soldier | Darn Wright

 

Last updated 9/24/2021 at 9:59am



I was at Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas, about 50 years ago for my Army Combat Medic Training when three peers and I visited the Alamo. I was taken aback and extremely disappointed as we entered the very small remaining section of that sacred ground. Literally, right when we crossed under the entrance arch, we were greeted by a large mural of John Wayne as he was portrayed in his 1960 movie “The Alamo.” What a disgrace!

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