August 15, 2011 7:40 AM

Rick Perry's Paint Creek, Texas, roots run deep

Despite its sudden fame as the boyhood home of new presidential contender Rick Perry, Paint Creek is still easy to overlook. Long before the governor's office and presidential politics, he was Ray and Amelia's boy, the high-energy teenager who quarterbacked the six-man football team and helped with chores on his parents' farm.

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