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by Galen McCleary
My friends and i were all at a party when all of the sudden a old rv van being driven by a hick crashed through the wall of the house hitting a couple kids. The door opened and smoke seeped out of it as a old hick stepped out wearing a confederate flag as a cape on his back. The man put his arms on his hips and told everyone that he needed us to put all of the candy and alcohol in the rv or he would start kidnapping people. All the kids in the party complied and pilled his rv up with what was in the house. He then proceeded by backing out of the house and driving away. As i my alarm woke me the last thing that i remember was that my friend was hanging to the back of the rv as it drove away. I remember a distinct look on his face as if he was going to catch the bad redneck thief.
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