There is a February 1979 article in Texas Monthly, an esteemed publication that covers the culture and happenings of the lone star state. It was frequently the case that the monthly magazine covered the glam and the glitz of a state fueled by oil, politics, and American football. But that particular month’s article was different than most; it was darker and more damning. Here is an excerpt from the author’s in-depth reporting. To illiterate his dismay, he included a poem from a long-time resident of the area.
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