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Oklahoma family details what it's like to bear a famous name


February 4, 2018

BROKEN ARROW, Okla. (AP) — Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein" was published 200 years ago.

The classic piece of literature tackles this question: Should man possess the power to reanimate the dead?

Locally, there's another Frankenstein tale, albeit nonfiction: What's it like to bear the Frankenstein name?

Broken Arrow resident Wes Frankenstein, 57, indicated it's a lot like the Johnny Cash song "A Boy Named Sue."

"Absolutely," he said. "That's a good analogy."

Frankenstein told the Tulsa World that he was kidded so much during his childhood that he wondered what it would be like to have a...

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