Published Sunday in MyStatesman.com.

During the late 1800s, just a few struggling families braved the rugged land at Hudson Bend on the Colorado River.

Through blood and marriage, Truman Hudson, 80, and his wife, Karen McAngus Hudson, 64, are related to four of those pioneering families.

Including, of course, Edward Augustus Hudson, who lent his name to Hudson Bend in the Lakeway area.

To read more, go here: http://www.mystatesman.com/news/lifestyles/truman-and-karen-hudson-on-their-astonishing-austi/nYXn9/