The following article, Country Music Legend Saves SEVENTY Horses from Slaughter House, was first published on Flag And Cross.
Fame and fortune have a funny way of corrupting those who aren’t mature or intelligent enough to handle it.
It is all too often that drugs, promiscuity, or recklessness creep into the wealthy and famous lives of our country. These entertainers, sports stars, or prominent politicians often feel invincible thanks to their fame and fortune. And, given the kid-gloves treatment of many of these errant Americans, who could blame them.
Of course, not every famous singer, shortstop, or Senator has a dark side waiting to be exposed, and some even use their status in society to commit selfless, thankless acts.
Willie Nelson, country music legend, is one of those good guys.
A world away from the stage, and with the steering wheel of his old pickup truck instead of a guitar in hand, Willie Nelson loves few things more than to go on a drive around his 700-acre chunk of the Texas Hill Country near here.
He calls his ranch “Luck” and smiles as he explains, “When you’re here, you’re in Luck, and when you’re not, you’re out of Luck.”
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