Many of you have seen the story about how Rudolph became so well known. A friend, Tony Heger, sent me the story and I thought it might be worth repeating and telling to your children or grandchildren.

As the holiday season of 1938 came to Chicago, Bob May wasn’t feeling much comfort or joy. May, a 34-year-old advertising writer for Montgomery Ward, was exhausted and nearly broke. His wife, Evelyn, was seriously ill on the losing end of a two-year battle with cancer. This left Bob to look after their 4-year old daughter Barbara.

Floyd McKee is a native of Seguin. He is a retired Air Force Colonel and eight of his ancestors were among the 33 Rangers that organized and developed Walnut Springs and Seguin.

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