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A day in the life of the ‘Desperate Six’


Back in the summer of 1922, there existed in Clovis a gang of young boys called the “Desperate Six.” The gang got started when four eighth-grade boys asked two third-grade boys to join them.

This is Travis Anthony’s report:

“We felt high...

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