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Come and Take It

Come and Take It is a talk show about Texas, by Texans. Three friends born and raised in Texas share their views on the state’s history, culture, and just what it means to be Texan.

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Mike Zolkoski
Scott Elfstrom
Sean McIver

#294: Jane Long

24 minutes

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She spent a terrible winter practically alone in an isolated fort on the Texas coast. She was starving, sick, fought off Indian attacks, and even had a baby. Along the way, she became renowned as the Mother of Texas.

Before we begin… What is your favorite comic book story set in Texas?

Inspiration for this episode came from the book They Made Their Own Law: Stories of Bolivar Peninsula by Melanie Wiggins. You can find out more about this book and her other titles on her Goodreads author page.

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