timeline history
sharons statement to the court
cast of characters
the story

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I said to my mother "Do you realize that what you are doing for these children could produce the next Herman Melville or Martin Luther King, or Jonas Salk or the Very Best Blacksmith in Sheridan?" and she said "LET'S DO IT!! We will show them that whatever they do, if they do the best job they possibly can and live honorable lives, they will be loved and respected by everyone in this community...

Then she told the children when they came to the ranch: "This will all belong to you
one day."

  • let's talk about the bank
  • let's talk about the lawyers
  • let's talk about the board

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