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Russ Westwood


Russ Westwood was born in Moab Utah. He was raised on a mink ranch, but spent a lot of time around horses and rodeos. He is a retired Firefighter/Paramedic. He has served as the director of the Mesquite Western Roundup for several years and performs regularly in their shows. He is an active member of the Cowboy Poets of Utah. He recently won a Championship Buckle at the 2019 National Cowboy Poetry Rodeo in Abilene, Kansas.  He writes some of his own poetry, but also performs the works of several of his favorite poets. Russ and his wife Marge reside in Mesquite

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