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Jul.02.2013
  Chapter 25   Monday Morning – Las Vegas       “Shorty!” Bernie Valentine gave an enthusiastic yell across the large room as Smitherman and Davenport entered his gymnasium-sized office. Valentine got up from the deep maroon leather chair behind his desk and limped across...
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Jun.23.2013
... The old angler's laugh sounded like a howl. It chilled me like a wind. I remembered there were coyotes in Westchester. “I have no favorite river,” he insisted. “Why discriminate? Like people, rivers have their own characteristics, but what kind of angler are you who doesn’t know that when you...
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Jun.21.2013
  Chapter 24   Monday Morning - Charleston       Walker and Marcus left Walker’s house at Shem Creek at 8 Monday morning and headed to the Federal Building on Meeting Street in downtown Charleston. Walker had specified that no media be told of Witherow’s decision to turn...
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Jun.20.2013
  Chapter 23   Midnight Saturday - Charleston       It was after midnight when Walker and Jimmy Rae got back from the farm house. At the kitchen table, they told Marcus and Pam what they had heard and seen there. It was hard to tell if Marcus was more upset about his mother...
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Jun.19.2013
  Chapter 22   Saturday Evening - Charleston       Mae Witherow liked to take long walks through the historic district of Charleston. She usually walked early in the morning or in the late afternoon. It was starting to get warm there and she could make her way down to...
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Jun.19.2013
  Chapter 22   Saturday Evening - Charleston       Mae Witherow liked to take long walks through the historic district of Charleston. She usually walked early in the morning or in the late afternoon. It was starting to get warm there and she could make her way down to...
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Jun.17.2013
  Chapter 21   Years Earlier – South Carolina       The affair between the young Reverend Bobby Lee Hunt and Sue Beckton lasted about a year. Bobby Lee thought it was about love. Sue Beckton knew it was only about sex.       Each time he visited her he...
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Jun.14.2013
  Chapter 20   Saturday Afternoon       The drive from Cincinnati to Knoxville, Tennessee was uneventful for Marcus and Jimmy Rae. They did slow down slightly when they went through the Cumberland Gap region at the Kentucky-Tennessee state line. The mountain scenery was...
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Jun.13.2013
A little late, but I wanted to share this memorable experience with my readers. May 24, 2013 was, for me, and a lot of others, a very ‘heavy’ day. Prior to heading for Atlantic City to receive an auspicious award for my contributions to American martial arts, I had to attend the funeral of...
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Jun.11.2013
  Chapter 19   Years Earlier – South Carolina       Even at 42 years old, Mae Witherow was a good-looking woman. Although her adult life had been full of disappointment and uncertainty, the years had been good to her. She was born Mae Jones in Moncks Corner, South...