I have been guilty of showing you only the beautiful places in my town, after all I think we all love a good mansion. There are other parts of town where living is, and never was, quite so glamorous.
Ben moved to Ft. Worth with his widowed Mother and siblings, after his father, a blacksmith in Dublin, Texas, had committed suicide. Times were tough and the kids needed to work to help support the family, so Ben sold newspapers at the train station, until he found out that he could make 65 cents an hour as a caddie. Having dropped out of high school, he would walk the seven miles to the Glen Garden Country Club, to go to work. Wanting to the the first in line to caddie, he was known to stay over night.. sleeping on spread out newspapers. From there...the rest is history.
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