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Horse-power on Main Street


photos by Donna O'Neil

Leslie Fender, in the background, and his horse Angel, stopped in Franklin today for a bite to eat at McCreary’s downtown. The pair enjoyed the sunshine and the conversations of many who passed by as a horse standing completely still in a parking space is not a frequent sight on Main Street.
 

On April 1 Fender and Angel left Dublin, Texas on a kind of circuitous route to Evergreen, Ala. They went by way of Florida and Michigan.


Fender explained, “I went to Michigan to see my sons, my ex-wife and my sisters.”


He said he had a new appreciation for life. “I had a major stroke eight years go and surgery a year later.
The doctor put a stint in my brain and now I am thankful for everyday.”


This is not his first trip to Franklin, he said, but the most recent trip was many years ago. “Franklin has changed a lot,” he said.


Fender and Angel expect to reach their destination in Evergreen, Ala. by Christmas Day.


Posted on: 12/14/2012

 
 

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