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    played a big part. Sexy guy.

    The overall story had more to do with alcoholism at that period of history. The 1830s produced any number of desexed males, wasted by early alcohol poisoning.

    Then after the Civil War there were 500,000 extra widows and unmarried women. Sharing a husband beat out having no one, at least  for the ones who went out to Utah and other Mormon communities. That's when Mormonism with polygamy took off.

    "We have done nothing to be ashamed of. We have nothing to apologize for." NRA 12/14/2012

    by bontemps2012 on Mon Dec 24, 2012 at 09:42:49 AM PST

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