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A hunt to remember

A series of fortunate events make possible a once-in-a-lifetime hunt for a young man battling cancer

When Cindi and Brandon Baudhuin asked for help to create a unique hunting experience for a 13-year-old boy who is battling a form of bone and soft tissue cancer, a group of local outdoorsmen did not hesitate to answer the call.

As it turned out, fate was also listening in.

Thanks to a series of coincidences, the passionate young hunter was able to take his first lion right here in Crook County.

Oconto River Kids

The Baudhuins volunteer with Oconto River Kids, a Wisconsin-based nonprofit with the sole purpose of providing outdoor activities for kids with life-threatening illnesses. It was estab...