APACHE HERO BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1829

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    Geronimo ("one who yawns")  (June 1829 – February 17, 1909)

Geronimo was a Native American hero of the Apache Wars who led his people
in the fight against Texas and Mexico. He was forced to surrender in 1886 and
lived many of his remaining years as a prisoner of war. Geronimo had nine wives
and two children. He was in President Theodore Roosevelt’s inauguration parade  
in 1905. Geronimo died from complications of pneumonia at Fort Sill, Okla.

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