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We’ve heard about the chances of being hit by lightning, winning the lottery or scoring a hole-in-one on the golf course, but nothing about the probability of two distinguished educators meeting up at a rodeo. Dr. Ronny Collins, former school superintendent at Wellington, Jacksboro, Snyder and Mineral Wells, was a rodeo clown to help finance his college education, and his wife, Terri, a career fifth grade teacher, rode bulls. Their first “hello” was in a dusty rodeo arena. The part about Terri’s bull-riding is not a misprint. She was the youngest sibling, and she tried to “copy” her big brother, who rode bulls. In ...

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