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Questa, Taos County, New Mexico, 1943.
This was Billy the Kid country, Taos County, New Mexico

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Billy the Kid Escaped from Jail
April 28, 1881

Billy the Kid is not someone you would want to be like. Although he has become a symbol of the legendary Wild West, Billy the Kid was born on New York City's East Side, in 1859 or 1860. As a young teenager, he moved with his family to New Mexico, by way of Kansas and Colorado. While still a boy, Billy the Kid began roaming the Southwest and northern Mexico, frequently with gangs. The landscape in this photograph was familiar to the outlaw. And an outlaw he was.
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