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Jackson Brower: Childhood hunting experience his last, ever
'I fired and winged him, obviously injuring the poor thing, but he continued flying away.' - - Jackson Brower
By Jackson Brower
When I was a kid, my dad, who was not much of a hunter but engaged in it sometimes for fun, insisted that I go pheasant hunting with him up in Rocky Ridge, McMurray, PA, up behind our house.
It was all woods back then; but now, it's mostly total suburbia. Anyway, I was 12 years old, and Dad equipped me with a Mossberg 20-guage shotgun. There were lots of pheasants back then (hardly any now), and it wasn't long before a couple flew up from a field we were traipsing through.
One flew by about 30 feet up from me and Dad yelled, "Get 'em, Jackie."
I fired and winged him, obviously injuring the poor thing, but he continued flying away.
I was very upset that I had hurt him and started crying.
The old man looked at me sternly and said, "Don't be such a baby!"
I stopped crying and straightened up, but needless to say, the whole experience had a profound affect on me, and I never went hunting again. --Jackson Brower
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