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Subject: Re: Diana, Princess Of Wales & Continuing Mindless Celebrity Worship
Date: Wed, 17 Oct 2007 18:59:00 EDT

Isn't Edwards a descendant of Major General Andrew Pickens, victor of the
Battle of Cowpens in the American Revolution? Pickens were said to be one of the
most influential families in the (old) south. So there might be a touch of
blue blood in Edwards, after all

Robert Bowman

n a message dated 10/17/2007 2:40:18 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
> Right now the front-runner is a President's wife. McCain's father, and
> grandfather were Admirals. Romney's dad was a Governor. Obama's a
> strange case -- he's also an 8th cousin to Dick Cheney on his mother's
> side, and his father may have been a Kenyan Aristocrat. Guliani and
> Edwards are the only ones who can argue they're 100% non-blue-blooded.

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