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We do a lot of great hunts every year but none better than our hunts with the Outdoor Adventure Foundation. I know you’ve heard people say that hunting with wounded military or children battling life-threatening diseases is special, but it bears repeating. “Special” simply doesn’t do the experience justice. For the past 4 years, I’ve had the opportunity to hunt with some of the most amazing individuals I’ve ever met. When people compliment me on my WWE career (as appreciative as I am for it) it seems so silly and, quite frankly, irrelevant compared to what these individuals have done or are going through. It is simply awe-inspiring. The courage and strength that they show, not only on these hunts, but in their lives, is nothing short of astounding! As amazing as the experiences are, I often wonder how well I handle them. What does one say to a child clinging to life when all they should be thinking about is meeting their friends at the pizza joint or acing that next math test or attending the next school football game? What do you say to that soldier that has had their legs blown off defending the freedoms you so casually enjoy everyday? “Thank you” or “Hang in there” just doesn’t seem to cover it. I’m never sure if I say the right things or not. What I DO know is this: The hunts that we do every year with these amazing individuals are printed on the tablet of my heart! I’m not certain, but I believe we can honor them most by being truly thankful, appreciative for where we, those of us who aren’t carrying their burdens, are, and really CHECK ourselves and not grumble and complain at the perceived “burdens” we think we are carrying.