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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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Sean McIver

#243: The Original Texas Giant: Henry Clay Thruston

23 minutes

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He was a 7-foot-7 in giant who fought in the Civil War and spent the last decades of his life in northeast Texas. This week we look at the original Texas Giant, Henry Clay Thruston.

Before we begin… Who’s the tallest person you’ve ever physically seen in Texas?

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