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				AARON
		What are you talking about?

				GRADY
			(walks on with Jack)
		The American way. Pleasant dreams, 
		Mr. Root.


	EXT. OKLAHOMA-TEXAS HIGHWAY   MORNING

	Sunrise, this one all pink and gold.

	The black Chrysler pulling the black trailer, rolling on 
	Highway 33, passing the sign: Welcome to Texas!

	Aaron following in his orange and white rig, passing 
	a gas station.


	INT.  GAS STATION   DAY

	A kid looking out the plate glass toward the highway. 
	He's about 17, in a well-used station shirt. 

				KID
			(running toward the 
			bays)
		You see that? We gotta go!


	EXT.  RANGE LAND   DAY
	
	Grady and Les walk out in front, both holding their dogs by
	the collar.

				LES
		At the National Championships, 
		they run for three hours.  Is that
		satisfactory?

				GRADY
		Oh, I don't know, Leslie. I thought 
		we'd go til you dog gets tired.

				LES
		So be it.

				JOHN
		Gentlemen, it's nine o'clock.  Shall

						(CONTINUED)

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				JOHN [Continued]
		we?

				LES
			(releases Paladin)
		Get 'em, big un!

				GRADY
			(holding Jack back,
			kneels down beside
			him)
		It's Thanksgiving, Jackson.
			(releases him)
		Bring it home.

	The seven hundred people on horses give out with a
	resounding cheer.




















Modified to show more aspects of screenwriting format, but with thanks to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.

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