Truth Is Better Than Dull Old Family Fiction

I’ve been told all my life that I come from a family of horse thieves. How else can you explain turning out a last name like Croasmun when a perfectly simple-to-spell version, Crossman, exists? But family stories aren’t always as they seem. Take actress Sarah Jessica Parker’s family story, which says she’s from a family… Read more

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