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Texas Monthly's Top 5: Revamped

Texas Monthly staff recently scoured through an archive spanning 44 years to select their five all-time favorite articles. Revamped for the digital age, these stories will be unlocked each Monday over the next five weeks at unique times. Make sure to check in each week to see what stories made the list.   

Innocence Lost

Anthony Graves spent eighteen years behind bars—twelve of them on death row—for a grisly 1992 murder. If he didn’t do it, the truth would come out. Wouldn’t it?

Just Desserts

Sandy Jenkins was a quiet accountant at the Collin Street Bakery who felt overlooked and dreamed of living the good life. He found it (for a while) by embezzling nearly $17 million from the famed fruitcake maker.

Unlocked on October 23

What happens when you just don’t get an iconic Texas symbol? This controversial takedown will become available in 2017/10/23 21:46:00.

Unlocked on October 30

She was sweet, alright, but she was far from straight-laced. This look into a Texas pioneer will become available in 2017/10/30 22:15:00.

Unlocked on November 6

This story of courage, perseverance, and a mother’s fierce love will become available in 2017/11/06 18:00:00.