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Buckrun
« on: October 05, 2017, 06:17:56 PM »
I know that there have been some negative feelings expressed on the forum in the past regarding buck run,  and  I will admit that I have in the past Probably spoken unfavorably of it. That being said, buck run and specifically Derrick Stevens did a really awesome thing for a young lady  this past week.  There is a young lady here in the Ephrata  area that sadly has a severe form of bone cancer and barring divine intervention is probably not long for this world.  Derrick was contacted by a mutual friend regarding this young lady and agreed to let her hunt free of charge.  Furthermore, he asked the family if he could be their guide and made every effort to help her get one of the Nicest bucks on the place.   My friend was part of the hunt, and told me that Derrick literally talked her out of shooting countless decent bucks because he wanted her to get one of the best Bucks on the farm.   He then  set up to have the taxidermy done for her and again at no charge to her family.   Anyway, being that I have spoken critically of buck run in the past, I wanted to personally post this because It really changed my  perspective!  Derrick, you have earned my respect and gratitude as a result of this amazing act of kindness.

« Last Edit: October 06, 2017, 08:19:30 AM by jackelope »

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Re: Buckrun
« Reply #1 on: October 05, 2017, 06:20:21 PM »
Great story....thanks for sharing.   :tup:

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Re: Buckrun
« Reply #2 on: October 05, 2017, 06:20:51 PM »
Pretty darn awesome.  Would love to hear about the hunt.
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Re: Buckrun
« Reply #3 on: October 05, 2017, 06:24:44 PM »
That's the good stuff. Awesome.
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Re: Buckrun
« Reply #4 on: October 05, 2017, 06:25:02 PM »
 :tup:
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Re: Buckrun
« Reply #5 on: October 05, 2017, 06:33:42 PM »
Nice kazekurt :tup:

Nice job BUCKRUN :tup: :tup:

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Re: Buckrun
« Reply #6 on: October 05, 2017, 09:23:43 PM »
 :tup:
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Re: Buckrun
« Reply #7 on: October 05, 2017, 09:37:06 PM »
 :tup:
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Re: Buckrun
« Reply #8 on: October 05, 2017, 09:48:19 PM »
I have hammered Buckrun as well, but am very happy to hear about Derrick's generosity and effort.  Well done.
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Re: Buckrun
« Reply #9 on: October 05, 2017, 09:52:49 PM »
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Slap some bacon on a biscut and lets go, were burrnin daylight!

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Re: Buckrun
« Reply #10 on: October 05, 2017, 10:03:04 PM »
Glad to hear  :tup:

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Re: Buckrun
« Reply #11 on: October 05, 2017, 10:56:55 PM »
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Buckrun
« Reply #12 on: October 05, 2017, 10:59:06 PM »
👍 thatís  awesome!


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Re: Buckrun
« Reply #13 on: October 06, 2017, 07:57:34 AM »
Awesome story, awesome buck too. 

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Re: Buckrun
« Reply #14 on: October 06, 2017, 08:10:30 AM »
Great story and you are right if you are going to criticize you have to also give praise when it is due.  Not always the easiest thing to do.

Thanks for sharing the good.
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Re: Buckrun
« Reply #15 on: October 06, 2017, 08:37:08 AM »
Fantastic! Thank you for emphasizing the good!
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Re: Buckrun
« Reply #16 on: October 06, 2017, 10:55:58 AM »
Awesome and AMEN! Prayers sent out to her family!
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Re: Buckrun
« Reply #17 on: October 06, 2017, 11:32:48 AM »
I really appreciate this post. Thank you.   
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Re: Buckrun
« Reply #18 on: October 06, 2017, 11:36:51 AM »
That is really cool, congrats to the hunter and props to the Buckrun folks!

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Re: Buckrun
« Reply #19 on: October 06, 2017, 11:55:59 AM »
Props to Buckrun. That's a beautiful buck and an even more beautiful smile on that young lady's face. It's great this option was available for her.
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Re: Buckrun
« Reply #20 on: October 06, 2017, 12:30:30 PM »
Absolutly the good stuff!! Big smiles right there!! wtg Buckrun and Derrick!!
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Re: Buckrun
« Reply #21 on: October 06, 2017, 04:27:57 PM »
She was headed to play soccer at Walla Walla.  Just graduated from Ephrata this last year.   I'm happy someone gave her something to smile about.
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Re: Buckrun
« Reply #22 on: October 06, 2017, 08:03:15 PM »
People are complicated, and rarely at their best on the Internet.

Nicely done all around.

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Re: Buckrun
« Reply #23 on: October 06, 2017, 08:54:40 PM »
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Re: Buckrun
« Reply #24 on: October 06, 2017, 09:58:13 PM »
Dreams are forever on the mind, realization in the hands.

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Re: Buckrun
« Reply #25 on: October 06, 2017, 10:09:05 PM »
We found her moose today and will be going after it on Sunday when she arrives. Will be an awesome hunt.


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Re: Buckrun
« Reply #26 on: October 06, 2017, 10:16:52 PM »
We found her moose today and will be going after it on Sunday when she arrives. Will be an awesome hunt.

👍👍.  It's really awesome To see so many people stepping up to provide some great experiences for her and her family at this time.


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Re: Buckrun
« Reply #27 on: October 06, 2017, 10:45:24 PM »
Nice :tup:
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Re: Buckrun
« Reply #28 on: October 08, 2017, 08:20:54 PM »
Moose down!!!!!!


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Re: Buckrun
« Reply #29 on: October 08, 2017, 08:21:41 PM »
Can't wait to see this!
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Re: Buckrun
« Reply #30 on: October 08, 2017, 09:03:50 PM »
 Talk about not knowing how to feel. Exciting about the hunts but....   :'(
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Re: Buckrun
« Reply #31 on: October 08, 2017, 09:09:34 PM »
Awesome buck! Prayers for the young lady...
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Re: Buckrun
« Reply #32 on: October 08, 2017, 09:11:55 PM »
Awesome buck! Prayers for the young lady...

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Re: Buckrun
« Reply #33 on: October 08, 2017, 09:18:31 PM »
Saw pics of the moose on Facebook.  Very impressive; congrats Jayda!   Thank you to all of the people who stepped up to help out this family.

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Re: Buckrun
« Reply #34 on: October 09, 2017, 02:16:08 PM »
How did I miss this story, so damn sad to hear about this young beautiful lady.  I just don't understand why kids get cancer, I know life isn't fair but that just isn't fair and should never happen to children or young adults.  I'm so very sorry she is going through this, God bless her and those who are helping with this chance to forget about cancer at least while she's in the woods enjoying God's creations. Prayer sent, miracle request on the way!   :'(

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Re: Buckrun
« Reply #35 on: October 09, 2017, 02:28:24 PM »
It's stories like these that put in perspective how small the world has become from social media.  I first read about Jayda when my Wilson Creek friends shared her story on Facebook.  This site told me about the Buckrun contributions, Instagram had a post from Eva Shockey, and the success photos are on here and facebook again.  It is really amazing to me, both the good (like this story) and the bad, how how connected this world is in our ability to have so much information at our fingertips.
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Re: Buckrun
« Reply #36 on: October 09, 2017, 02:30:39 PM »
Thank you for this thread.  I have followed her story through mutual friends on Facebook, talk about gut wrenching.  So glad people are stepping up to let her experience wonderful opportunities. 
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Re: Buckrun
« Reply #37 on: October 09, 2017, 03:10:38 PM »
I hope someone posts the moose she shot this weekend!!! I'd guess new state record!
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Re: Buckrun
« Reply #38 on: October 09, 2017, 03:29:52 PM »
:fire.:

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Re: Buckrun
« Reply #39 on: October 10, 2017, 08:38:53 AM »
With all the crap in the world...



Things like this make me smile.  They are warming.  Thanks to all who helped make this happen  :tup:
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