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Before the end of the decade two of the city’s native sons, Bill Gates and Paul Allen, renamed their software company from its original Micro-Soft, moved back home from New Mexico, and set up in a suburb across Lake Washington.Why it’s a mistake to bet against Silicon Valley|Katie McLean|February 24, 2021|MIT Technology Review
No wonder Labour is making a huge “no” push, sending native son Gordon Brown up to campaign as the vote nears.An Independent Scotland Will Hurt Labour|Michael Tomasky|September 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
News that a native son had been made pope swept through Argentina like the wind over Patagonia.The New Pope Is an Advocate for the Poor|Mac Margolis|March 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Mitt Romney, a quasi-native son by virtue of his Mormon faith, advocated balancing the federal budget through spending cuts alone.How the Sequester Will Harm Republican States|Daniel Gross|February 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It was a simple and appealing narrative worthy of comparison to the writings of Greensboro, N.C.'s native son, O. Henry.Jury Gets the Edwards Case: Deliberations to Begin Friday|Diane Dimond|May 18, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But in Wisconsin, native son and right-wing poster-boy Paul Ryan may have made the difference.
"Ye see, I'm not a native son," explained Landy, as they rode abreast on the widened road.David Lannarck, Midget|George S. Harney
He is a native son of the west and possesses the spirit of western enterprise.
He is a native son of Walla Walla, born April 7, 1870, in the house which he now occupies though it has since been remodeled.
Not a line of the tragedy that was being enacted before his eyes escaped this native son of the wilderness.The Wolf Hunters|James Oliver Curwood
"It means what we're aiming to do—if anybody could prove it on us," explained the Native Son.The Flying U's Last Stand|B. M. Bower
Cultural definitions for native son
(1940) A novel by African-American author Richard Wright about a young black man whose life is destroyed by poverty and racism.