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When You're Trying to Sleep, and Your Brother Wakes You

When You're Trying to Sleep, and Your Brother Wakes You

By Mike Handley

Had it not been for her older brother Chase's coaxing, 12-year-old Brit Looney would've gladly let the curtain drop on Missouri's late-October youth season without firing a shot. Now the sixth-grader from Higginsville, Missouri, has one less bullet for her .243. "She didn't even want to go hunting that day," said 17-year-old Chase, who was too old ...

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