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Dan Patrick Campaign TourA 72-year-old Texas man is living out his dreams. For eight weeks, some of his friends are paying for him to travel rural Texas in a luxury bus. He gets private tours of museums and ballparks. He eats breakfast, lunch, and dinner at restaurants of his choice. A college baseball team helps the man, who hasn’t pitched in fifty years, have his “own field of dreams one more time.” He wears a pair of Roy Orbison’s sunglasses in Wink and sings with Waylon Jennings’s brother in Littlefield. Everywhere he goes, he bathes in the warm glow of nostalgia. The small towns take him back to a bygone era—the more innocent Texas of his youth, or of his imagination. The John Wayne memorabilia in a diner…

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