Like Tom Slick, We Just Want to Know

Thursday, 20 March 2008

"He won't quit because you know there's no such word as 'fail' to Tom Slick."

To the generation growing up in the late sixties and early seventies, those words may evoke memories of the cartoon hero and his versatile Thunderbolt Greaseslapper, but they could just as easily have applied to the real life, but little known, Texas millionaire Tom Slick, Jr.

Among the many interests pursued in his short but very adventurous life, Tom Slick sought to validate the existence of the sasquatch and the yeti. Considering his other noteworthy accomplishments, one must wonder what might have been.

The author of a recent article about Tom Slick in Country World, a Texas online publication, suggests that were he alive, "Slick might have hooked up with or even founded the Texas Bigfoot Research Conservancy, which carries on Slick's interests."

Quite a compliment.

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