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Billy the Kid legacy

August 4, 2010 • Editorial

If we were to make a list of the most famous New Mexicans of all time, regardless of how the rest of the list might play out, Billy the Kid would be the undisputed winner for the No. 1 spot.

There have been more books and movies centered around the Kid than just about any other figure in American history. We suspect this is the reason why it’s been reported that Gov. Bill Richardson is considering a pardon for the Old West icon. There was a news story about the possible pardon in Login to read more

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One Response to Billy the Kid legacy

  1. topcat says:

    As a person that is trying to think and act as one such as Billy the Kid then it is something that should be left to time. History says that he should have his pardon but today from all accounts it is still a mystery. Why should we put a value on history? As for me being raised around this, should i say question, then let it ride. Please dont try to take one of my and many peoples HERO’S away no matter what it seems.

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