Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Don Haskins

Okay, one last post on Don Haskins. This is how many in El Paso, including my father, remember Haskins, which was seated on a barstool drinking a cold one. A bar owner Mr. Ontiveros had this to share about El Paso's most famous import:

"In a bar that I owned in Downtown El Paso, Don Haskins once walked in to enjoy a cold beer. Sitting at the end of the bar were two Anglo men having a cold one as well. Minutes after sitting at the bar, one of the Anglo men asked Don Haskins what prompted him to have started five N****** (N word) during the national championship game.

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