Exploring the unknown: Rod & Gun Club
on November 18, 2009
As an outsider to gun culture, my experience at the Richmond Rod and Gun Club was full of surprises and even changed my perspective on guns and the people that use them. This is a three-part audio series that documents my first impressions, my failures and achievements in my hunting education class.
Below is an excerpt from the audio:
“I walk into the community center and two friendly old men greet me. One asks if I want to sign up for a hunting education class. I glance up and see deer and moose heads on the wall. I try to imagine my tiny, fragile self out there. Man versus wild.
“Then I tell them, ‘I’m not ready to kill an animal.'”
20091117_gunclub/gunclub1.mp3|Exploring the gun club, part 1.
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