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On Davy Crockett, Birthdays and Going Places

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Davy_Crockett_by_William_Henry_Huddle,_1889Today is Davy Crockett’s birthday. He is 229 but he doesn’t look a day over 50. He has aged well, eh? All that good, healthy, wild livin’ I suppose.

As a child, I used to watch the Disney show about Davy Crockett’s adventures, “Davy, Davy Crockett, King of the wild frontier!”. If you’re old like me you probably have that tune stuck in your head now. I can’t even imagine a show like this being on Disney these days. That’s unfortunate.

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