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The Foxfire Book - "The Buzzard and the Dog" and "Home Remedies" Summary & Analysis

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"The Buzzard and the Dog" and "Home Remedies" Summary

Bill Lamb, a local resident, tells a story from his youth about a buzzard and a dog. In the story, an older man living over the Highlands has a small dog that watches over everything the man lays down. One day, the man buys fertilizer, consisting at that time of old fish scraps. When he lays the bag down, the dog lays near it. The man begins to spread the fertilizer when he notices a buzzard flying overhead. The buzzard lands near the sleeping dog and suddenly pecks it. The dog chases away the bird, while the farmer laughs about the buzzard smelling fertilizer, and believing the smell to be coming from a dead dog.

In "Home Remedies," the authors begin by explaining...

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