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Billy The Kid Mystery

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Billy the Kid, the Mystery has been solved.
My topic is Billy the kid. He had blue eyes, he was small and skinny, and he had small girlish hands. He was born in New York or Indiana; no one is positive on which one it is, in about 1859. In his time, he had killed 9 people, that we know of, and now people speculate how many he actually killed, some people think it was 21 people, one person for every year he was alive. Although Billy the Kid is a solved mystery one suspect has been established including his different names, including William Henry Bonney, Billy, and The Kid.
Who was Billy the Kid as a child? His name at birth was William Henry Bonney. He was born November 23, 1859 in New York or Indiana. He was very skinny and he had girlish
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Billy the Kid was killed at 21, and his killer was Sheriff Pat Garrett. Some people think Sheriff Garrett either helped Billy escape or some people thought he killed the wrong person. Some people think Billy lived a long life known as “Brushy Bill.” In Texas, he apparently lived and right before his death, of old age, Brushy Bill claimed he was Billy the Kid. That theory was dismissed because there is no proof that supports it. People also like to say Billy the Kid killed 21 people. One for each year of his life. This theory was proved false considering they only have proof he was involved in nine murders. ("Famous Outlaw Billy the Kid's True Character Remains a Mystery." Time. N.p., 9 Apr. 2015. Web. 27 Jan. 2017. .) (Indiana's Storyteller. "A Billy the Kid Mystery Solved." Indiana History. N.p., n.d. Web. 25 Jan. 2017.…show more content…
Billy the Kid has never robbed a bank or a train. He was usually involved in rustling cattle and murder. Billy lived in a different time period than us. Yes, murder was still wrong then, but it was necessary for Billy the Kid to survive and thrive. (Andrews, Evan. "9 Things You May Not Know about Billy the Kid." 9 Things You May Not Know about Billy the Kid. N.p., 14 July 2016. Web. 27 Jan. 2017. .) (Jade. "Nine Interesting Facts about Billy the Kid." History Things. N.p., 29 July 2016. Web. 26 Jan. 2017.
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