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A local girl gets a Christmas surprise in 1896

This story was told to me by a friend who died many years ago. I’ll tell it through the eyes of the young girl who was from the caprock area between Clovis and Tucumcari.

In 1896, a snowstorm hit us three days before Christmas, with drifts 2- to 3-fe...