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Cowboy Diaries 2013: Sherry Cervi, Awesome Shopper

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Shery Cervi, Barrel racing
True cowboys are hard to find, but not at the Houston Rodeo. Life on the road leads them here this time every year for the biggest rodeo in the world, where they'll ride and wrangle livestock for cash and glory. Each day, Hair Balls will spotlight one person with enough dirt on his or her boots to call himself a cowboy -- or cowgirl -- and mean it.

Name: Sherry Cervi Age: 37 Hometown: Marana, Arizona Event: Barrel racing

I've been to RodeoHouston...[takes approximately 30 seconds to count] ... ohmigosh, 14 times overall. My first time was when I was a sophomore in high school.

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My favorite part about RodeoHouston is the awesome money. The committee and people are awesome, too.

When I'm not rodeoing, I ride horses all the time. And shop.

If I wasn't rodeoing, I'd want to be something involved with horses.

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