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Offline wags

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"Go fund me" for an old trapper in Arkansas
« on: December 24, 2017, 05:49:20 PM »
If your're feeling generous tonight, and haven't spent all your Christmas funds yet, here's a good-old-boy (and his wife) you could help-out this Christmas.
https://www.gofundme.com/helping-a-fellow-outdoorsman-in-nee

Offline Calvin Rayborn

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Re: "Go fund me" for an old trapper in Arkansas
« Reply #1 on: December 28, 2017, 10:18:56 PM »
Good man

Offline Bill W

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Re: "Go fund me" for an old trapper in Arkansas
« Reply #2 on: January 02, 2018, 09:34:29 PM »
I'm cynical about the "go fund me's" that are out there and wonder if everything that's printed is true.    Once a person hits 65 they get social security and medicare.

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Re: "Go fund me" for an old trapper in Arkansas
« Reply #3 on: January 03, 2018, 06:33:11 AM »
^^^^^^^
I would agree, however, I believe this guy has bee vetted fairly well (by other trappers). I argue a little with you about social security and medicare, I don't think an 80 year old and his wife can really survive on those benefits alone. Apparently the guy has worked his entire life as a "farm helper" in Arkansas, it wouldn't surprise me if he didn't make much over minimum wages the entire time.
I know of an old guy who worked his whole life in a lumber yard in Oklahoma for minimum wage. We have it pretty good out in this part of the Country as far as income goes.

 

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