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But what about me?

Musings

June 6, 2012
Carrie Olson , The Daily Freeman Journal

While running along the idyllic Briggs Woods trail, with the birds chirping and the sun shining bright - I came along something. Something that didn't fit in with my serene picture. McDonalds bags strewn about, empty Bud Light beer bottles and some mildewing socks. Right there along the trail. After this display, I became more aware of the trash piling up on the greens. It became quite obvious that many people who frequent the banks of the Boone River could care less about the community they live in. Either they weren't taught as children how to properly throw away trash, are just plain stupid or have no respect for themselves. I can't believe that someone who can treat a part of their community in such a way could even possibly feel good about who they are.

 
 
 

 

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