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August 14, 2013

Bringing history home

Weatherford historian seeking to donate works to Doss, library

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“History, no matter where you are, is all around you,” he said. “If history isn’t made important to you in school or by your parents, then you have no perspective on that period.

“Chances are not a lot of people, unless they are specialists or interested in it, will read it and it gets tucked away in a library or in archives. But I feel that I owe it to the people in the story to recreate it again. These events are so important so why shouldn’t I?”

To find out more about Wright and his work, visit www.erikwrighthistorian.yolasite.com.

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