Narrative Essay : Small Town America

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Small Town America
I grew up in the small town of Natchez, Mississippi spending Friday nights on the football field and Saturdays and Sundays in the woods. For a teenager in a town this size, entertainment is extremely hard to come by. Each week is filled with school, homework and practice, but on the weekends, I head to the woods where nothing is ever predictable. Each Saturday and Sunday, I get up early and make my way to the camp. It does not matter if it is turkey, squirrel or deer season, I have always had a pure love of hunting. For me, there is no better feeling than the adrenaline rush you get when a trophy animal finally emerges itself in the clear which creates a perfect and clean shot. Some of my best memories are not just limited to the amount of time and hard work that was spent preparing for the hunt but also the thrill of harvesting a trophy animal.
Prior to hunting season, my family, friends and I prepare the land in hopes of being able to harvest the game. Weeks before the season opens, weekends are filled with bush hogging, disking, and planting food plots. This work is done so the game will begin feeding in these plots prior to the beginning of the hunting season. This unique time spent in the woods before the hunt is not just in preparation to get a big buck, but is also a wonderful opportunity to spend quality time with my friends and family. Each day we work for hours making sure the land is just right in hopes of creating a hunt of a…

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