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Is Clint Eastwood ambidextrous?

Bud Haak — West St. Paul, Minnesota

You’re not the first to notice Clint Eastwood is good at both left-handed and right-handed shooting in his movies.

He was born a southpaw, but according to Richard Schickel’s authorized biography, like many of his generation, Eastwood was required to do things right-handed. So you might say he’s ambidextrous.

Marshall Trimble is Arizona’s official historian and vice president of the Wild West History Association. His latest book is Arizona Outlaws and Lawmen; The History Press, 2015. If you have a question, e-mail him at 

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