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Houma not a thing like Homer

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Leader photo by GLYNN HARRIS The bayous around Houma are reminders of the popular television series, “Swamp People” where alligators are hunted in the area.

For eight years during the late 60s and early 70s, I lived in Homer. This was a special time since I learned while living there that my roots are firmly planted in that Claiborne Parish town. I knew my great grandfather was a preacher long ago somewhere in north Louisiana, I just never knew where. You can imagine my surprise when after joining First Baptist Church there to learn that my granddad’s father was once pastor of that church way back around 1870.

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