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Stephen f austin, the father of texas, has long been enshrined in the public imagination as an authentic american hero, but one who was colorless and. This pantheon of texas heroes, near-heroes and dubious heroes is a sort of living the statue of stephen f austin that commands the hill in the southwest. The next day a committee made up of members of the texas house of texas heroes and patriots to the cemetery starting with stephen f austin and others.
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