Happy Birthday, Badass - August 14

It's August 14, maybe you or somebody you know has a birthday -- and so does famed gunfighter Doc Holliday.

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Holliday started out as a dentist in Georgia, but moved west. In Dallas, he won three awards for dentistry at a county fair, which hopefully can't happen anymore. Later he became a gambler and buddied up with Wyatt Earp, joining him for the famous gunfight at the OK Corral.

So HAPPY BIRTHDAY to one and all, and to Doc Holliday, a tuberculosis sufferer and badass who also possessed a serious wit.

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For more, check out 6 Real-Life Gunslingers Who Put Billy The Kid To Shame and 5 Ridiculous Myths Everyone Believes About The Wild West.

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