Edie used to be born
on dry farm in West Texas. one among six teenagers, her family members spoke of her as an unpleasant duckling. yet time and nature have been sort to Edie, and he or she grew to become a beautiful swan with an uncanny ability for taking part in poker. She received substantial wealth utilizing her poker abilities. Her wealth integrated railroad inventory, mining pursuits, deepest railroad vehicles, land, and a wide amount of cash. She had no real interest in males, liquor or dancing. Her basically wish was once to possess excellent outfits and to win on the gaming tables. situations could deliver her again domestic to deal with her younger nieces, and to turn into the grand girl of the kin.
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