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Legends Amonst Us
by David Chaltas




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Legends Amongst Us is a book with fascinating stories of animals, people, and places that have embraced myths and legends over the years. The sagas of Cher Ami, the little pigeon, that saved the Lost Battalion in World War I and the famed Marine horse named Reckless, will touch your heart. The legacy of legends also include the stories of Yahoo Falls, and the Cherokee massacre, along with the tale of Lucy Bearpaw Proctor Thomas plight and the Trail of Tears. One of the more fascinating legends that is discussed is that of the Blue Fugates of Troublesome Creek in Knott County, Kentucky. Then there is the story of the Melungeon and their lives within the Appalachian mountains. The story of the first Black recipient of the Medal of Honor is heartwarming and shows how devotion, courage and love of country contributed to the legend. Myths of a haunted cemetery will make you question whether the stories recorded are truths or legend. Within the confines of the pages is a legend of the last Lone Ranger. His name is Gordie Peer and his life's story is what legends are made. The chapter that discusses Widow's Weeds and the practice of sitting up with the dead will keep you sitting on the edge of your seat. The author takes you into the legal fight of Leonard Peltier (Native American activist) who is still imprisoned and the struggle he has it his fight for freedom before he dies. And then there are other legends that must be preserved contained in the book. We invite you to visit, sit, and read the captivating sagas described in Legends Amongst Us by one of Kentucky's most proficient authors, who has penned over sixty books.

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Overview

Legends Amongst Us is a book with fascinating stories of animals, people, and places that have embraced myths and legends over the years. The sagas of Cher Ami, the little pigeon, that saved the Lost Battalion in World War I and the famed Marine horse named Reckless, will touch your heart. The legacy of legends also include the stories of Yahoo Falls, and the Cherokee massacre, along with the tale of Lucy Bearpaw Proctor Thomas plight and the Trail of Tears. One of the more fascinating legends that is discussed is that of the Blue Fugates of Troublesome Creek in Knott County, Kentucky. Then there is the story of the Melungeon and their lives within the Appalachian mountains. The story of the first Black recipient of the Medal of Honor is heartwarming and shows how devotion, courage and love of country contributed to the legend. Myths of a haunted cemetery will make you question whether the stories recorded are truths or legend. Within the confines of the pages is a legend of the last Lone Ranger. His name is Gordie Peer and his life's story is what legends are made. The chapter that discusses Widow's Weeds and the practice of sitting up with the dead will keep you sitting on the edge of your seat. The author takes you into the legal fight of Leonard Peltier (Native American activist) who is still imprisoned and the struggle he has it his fight for freedom before he dies. And then there are other legends that must be preserved contained in the book. We invite you to visit, sit, and read the captivating sagas described in Legends Amongst Us by one of Kentucky's most proficient authors, who has penned over sixty books.


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  • ISBN-13: 9781090341341
  • ISBN-10: 1090341342
  • Publisher: Independently Published
  • Publish Date: March 2019
  • Page Count: 214
  • Dimensions: 9.02 x 5.98 x 0.49 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.7 pounds


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