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Old May 14, 2014, 9:56 pm   #1
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Wanted to share a story from the mushroom woods that happened today. I went to a favorite spot around noon, parked my truck at the road, and hiked in. As I arrived at the area I planned to start really looking a truck pulled in on the trail I was walking down. An older man got out of the truck, I asked how he was doing picking this year. He told me he picked some the other day, and admitted he can't see them very well anymore. I told him I would help him, and shortly pointed out a few. He thanked me and walked off to see what he could find. I ran in to him later and he had only found about a dozen more. I had about 200 at that point, so I filled his bag for him. He said maybe he would be able to do something nice for me someday. I told him it doesn't have to be me you do something nice for, it can be anyone. He told me he was going to share them with his friend who cannot get out in the woods any more. It felt great to help that man, one of the best times I ever had picking!!!
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Old May 14, 2014, 9:58 pm   #2
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And that is what it should all be about....that is so cool....I wish everyone was as nice and not greedy like you....it would make this morel hunting thing so much more fun
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Old May 15, 2014, 4:48 am   #3
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All the madness in the world today it's good to hear stories like yours. Enjoy the hunt.
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Old May 15, 2014, 7:54 am   #4
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Nice job ! Nothing like that feeling !
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Old May 15, 2014, 8:33 am   #5
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I still believe it's better to give than receive...I read the awful stories of people yelling at others for hunting their spot....etc...etc.... there is so much greed in the world that it's good to hear something positive......selfless acts always bring people the most happiness in the end....
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Old May 15, 2014, 9:01 am   #6
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Great story Jim! It is nice to hear a good story like this. We need more people like you in this world.
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Old May 15, 2014, 9:16 pm   #7
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That's AWSOME 👍 that's what TRUE mushroom hunters
should be like keep picking-grinning and always a mesh bag
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Old May 16, 2014, 6:40 am   #8
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Great feel good story.
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Old May 17, 2014, 8:33 am   #9
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That is the best! I too give many of mine away to some of my Senior friends.. Pay it forward...
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Old May 17, 2014, 8:44 am   #10
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Well done Jim.
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