Honorary Texan

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  1. oldguy

    oldguy Well-Known

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    This boy may have disobeyed his parents and shorten their lives some
    but dang I think he should be living in Texas or at the very least an
    honorary Texan.



    Va. boy drove 1,300 miles to Texas rodeo grounds


      • 1 hr 18 mins ago
    JETERSVILLE, Va. – A 13-year-old Virginia boy apparently loaded his family's pickup truck with food, clothes and his dog, hitched up a trailer with two horses in tow and drove nearly 1,300 miles to Texas, police said. The teen's parents found him safe Friday.
    Police are unsure why the boy ran away Wednesday morning from his Jetersville-area home. He apparently was well-prepared, even bringing extra propane tanks along.
    Wyatt E. McLaughlin was found about 2 p.m. Friday on a rodeo grounds near Weatherford, Texas, where he had performed several times before. His parents looked for him there on a hunch, said Sgt. Tom Cunningham, a Virginia State Police spokesman.
    "These all don't turn out well," Cunningham said Friday night. "We're pleased to report the outcome was positive."
    Surveillance video from a gas station in Mount Pleasant, Texas, appeared to show the boy pumping gas Thursday into his family's pickup truck. The parents flew to Texas to view the video and believed the boy on the tape was their son, Cunningham said.
    "Then (they) took the initiative and went to places they thought the boy may be," Cunningham said.
    The rodeo grounds are at least two hours away from the gas station, but "is a place the family had been to on several occasions and Wyatt had participated in rodeos."
    Cunningham said he wasn't sure how the family found out about the video but said they made several phone calls to Texas rodeo connections.
    The family had no listed telephone number.
     


  2. jamesmp

    jamesmp Active Member

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    :texas: Give him a Texas welcome , but he shouldn't worry his parents. Then when he is of age,if wants to move to Texas make him a Texan.
     
  3. dbgun

    dbgun TGT Addict

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    Oh hell, I think we should make him a fullfledge Texan, considering the trouble he's in.:2cents:
     
  4. M. Sage

    M. Sage TGT Addict

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    Let his parents give him a good ass-whooping, and then give him a Texas welcome. :happy0001:
     
  5. DCortez

    DCortez TGT Addict

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    :lolz:
     

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