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I still remember the first time I brought home a mess of ducks after a weekend trip to North Dakota.

Beaming with pride, I plopped the Ziplocked bags of gutted birds on the kitchen counter and grinned ear to ear.


"What do you expect me to do with those?" Mom asked.

Having been raised amid hunters, Mother certainly was not naïve to wild game. Still, waterfowl were not her forte.

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