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VAN STOCKUM: His career is a walk from war to horse

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Sam Gibbons, father of a Shelbyville horse breeder, had an heroic career in the Army and then with Tennessee Walking Horses.

By Ron Van Stockum

Several weeks ago I had a call from Howard Gibbons of Wind Hill Farm, a Thoroughbred-breeding farm in Shelby County. Having read several of my military columns, he inquired if I had ever served with his uncle, a Navy vice admiral. I had not.


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