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Lightweight camping cup

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Survival Skills: 14 Wild Medicinal Plants

Hickory leaves and nuts

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Southern Fried Survival: Make Deep Fried Dandelions And Creasy Greens

Survival Tip #229: Build Your Own Blowgun

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American persimmon (Diospyros virginiana)

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