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“God Knows I Am Sorry.”

Continuing the study of A. Max Wilson’s children, we now meet the second son, James Fannin Wilson. And confidentially, I’ve sat on the story of Fannin for several days because I wasn’t sure how to present it. In straight journalism, one presents the data, without editorializing or embroidering the piece further. […]

The Addicted Life

The blogger Michael Segal asks an interesting question: Is ambition an addiction worth having? As some of you know from a few earlier posts, Emmett Wilson essentially drank himself to death at age 35 on May 29, 1918. Behind the drinking, I think, was another addiction: Ambition. Part of a […]