Old Vaquero Saying

Illustration by Bob Boze Bell

“Para una madre, no hay mal hijo.” (To a mother, a bad son does not exist.) Doesn’t matter if it’s Billy the Kid, John Wesley Hardin, Jesse James or Jack The Ripper, you can bet every single mother believed her dear and precious son was falsely accused.

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