Remembering the first kill

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Brad Willis

Brad Willis is a writer based in Greenville, South Carolina. Willis spent a decade as an award-winning broadcast journalist. He has worked as a freelance writer, columnist, and professional blogger since 2005. He has also served as a commentator and guest on a wide variety of television, radio, and internet shows.

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  1. Steve Wood says:

    This one brings back a memory that makes me sad every time I think about. A situation almost identical to the one you describe except that the dead critter was a rabbit. Me, two friends, each with a .22 rifle and a dead rabbit.

    I never shot at a living thing after that. Not that I got real smart. I did get really good at shooting a pecan out of the upper branches of a tall tree. A smart person would have seen the folly. As far as I know, no one walking through the woods was hit by a .22 slug falling from the sky.

    Thanks as usual for a compelling, thought provoking post.

  1. August 15, 2015

    […] I’m capable of the occasional capital “R” Righteous Rant. Capitulation Nation, Remembering the First Kill, The F5 Nobody, and To the courageous Senator Lindsey Graham all fell neatly under that category. […]

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