The Saddest Story Every Told
Written By The Honorable Oliver Allstorm
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The Honorable Oliver Allstorm was born as Oliver Allstrom in Chicago on August 7, 1878 and he was of Swedish American descent. He changed his last name from Allstrom to Allstorm. During his early adult years he moved to Texas and made a living as a traveling salesman and as a poet. While living in Texas he became known as the Texas poet. Coco-Cola and other companies sponsored his poetry. He wrote poems about a variety of sensitive topics, including World War II and race relations. His most well known racial poem was "The Saddest Story Ever Told". While he lived in Texas he was also a co-author of "Houston Municipal Song", the official song of the city of Houston, Texas. In his later years he moved back to Chicago. He died in March 1963.
The Saddest Story Ever Told
The Law and Some Statistics
Interracial Marriage Law:
"The role of gender in interracial divorce dynamics, found in social studies by Jenifer L. Bratter and Rosalind B. King, was highlighted when examining marital instability among Black/White unions. White wife/Black husband marriages show twice the divorce rate of White wife/White husband couples by the 10th year of marriage,"
The above statistics are for individuals who actually marry. However, some couples of different races do not marry, as shown by the following statistics:
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