Duane’s Depressed

Duane’s Depressed

This story is from Texas Monthly’s archives. We have left it as it was originally published, without updating, to maintain a clear historical record. Duane was walking briskly along the dirt road toward his cabin, the collar of his Levi’s jacket turned up against the norther. He was well aware that the fact that he was walking would attract attention, so he chose an obscure route out of town—a route along which there would be little attention to attract. Even so, by the time he reached the city limits, a dozen passing motorists had stopped to ask if his pickup was broken down. All twelve offered him a ride.“No thanks,” Duane said, twelve times. “I’m just out for a walk.”“Out for a what?” Johnny Ringo…View Original Post

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