Paula

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My German ancestors came to the US around 1850. Some of the family stayed in Germany. More than 160 years later we have been able to reconnect with our kinfolk in the “old country.“ Thanks, internet. My fourth cousin, who lives in the same small German village, recently came to Texas to visit us. He […]

Rachel

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Rachel Parker Plummer was born 200 years ago in March, 1819. She was married at 14 years old and gave birth to her first child when she was 15. At 16 she moved with the Parker clan to Texas which was still a part of Mexico. Barely a month after Texas won its independence the […]

Leslie

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French-American dancer and actress Leslie Caron. I was thinking of a strong line running through the middle with just enough thinner detail to identify the person. I think the center lines could have been thicker; could have been fewer thin lines.  Digital illustration

Mary Kornman

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I was watching an old John Wayne movie and the girl-interest was Mary Kornman. I looked her up and discovered she had been one of the Little Rascals of The Our Gang series. I found a photo of her I thought was precious and decided to draw her.