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Nobody has to tell Tom Goto he's a hero. Long ago, he gave away the official recognition of his bravery: ... [Read more]

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When the grand jury convened in early February, 1860, an indictment for assault with a deadly weapon was found against him. The Lorenzana family hired the redoubtable Joe Skirm to represent Faustino in court. The flamboyant attorney picked apart the indictment, claiming that when it was drawn up ..." [More]

Excerpted from "Charole"-- Part 2 by Phil Reader