11 Insane Things That Happened In Texas You Won’t Find In History Books
Yeah, yeah – the flags of six nations flew over our state, we became a state in 1845, and we could legally split into five jurisdictions. Yawn. I don’t want to read about facts that have been drilled into my head since the seventh grade. What about the INTERESTING things that go on in Texas? Believe me, there are quite a few. Instead of bringing you back to classes that bored you to tears, I’m delivering facts that can’t be found in history books. Here are 11 insane things that have happened in our state – you may need to sit down first.
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Katie Lawrence is a Southeast Texas native who graduated 18th in her high school class with a GPA of 4.25. She attended college in the Houston area and changed her major twice (psychology, computer science, and finally criminal justice) before taking a leap of faith and dropping out to pursue a career in freelance writing.
Today, Katie writes for the Texas and Arizona pages of OnlyInYourState.com and has never been more passionate about a job before. Outside of work, you can likely find her curled up on the sofa with a hot cup of coffee, watching a crime TV show or scary movie.
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