John-Boy Walton
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John-Boy Walton (Character)
from "The Waltons" (1971)

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John-Boy Walton is the oldest of seven children born to John & Olivia Walton of Waltons Mountain in Virginia. The stories portrayed, are often seen through the eyes and memories of this character. He tells stories of family times, growing up in a rural area during the 1930s & 40s. He sees himself as a leader and advisor to his siblings. Often his parents and grandparents consult with him on family decisions. He is portrayed from a young teenager thru to adulthood, when he leaves to go to the city & begin a career as a writer. "The Waltons" is based on the real life biography of writer Earl Hamner.

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