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This morning as I was driving my son to school, a deer darted into the road and then froze in place directly in my path. I slammed on the brakes and narrowly avoided hitting him. The buck and I looked at each other, and then he ran off into the woods while I remained frozen with huge eyes and my sweaty…

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