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Holten: When the champion met the King

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There was a time when two stars came together in the stairwell of an Army barracks in Germany, with only one knowing the other was a star.


That was in 1959, when Alvin Nelson of Grassy Butte was drafted into the Army and had an outstanding career as a saddle bronc riding world champion interrupted and was briefly separated from his new bride.

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