One of the beauties of our age of communication is the ability of anyone to publish their thoughts to the world and the lightning speed at which those thoughts can be communicated. Of course, that also means that any old dolt can write some drivel, sign someone else’s name to it or call it a “true story” and few question it. Errors are unstopable.
I’ve made it a personal hobby of mine to debunk “true stories” passed around on the web. Yeah, friends on Facebook just love me. This week, however, my attention was nabbed not by another sappy tale that never happened, but by a misattribution I’ve seen one time too many.+Continue Reading