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Mar 20

Stuff I Learned the Hard Way – Wrestling Alligators is NOT the Best Way to Earn Pocket Money

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Among the many odd jobs I had as a teenager, wrestling alligators was probably the most dangerous…and the best paying, which is sad because it only paid about $8/hour.


Still, I managed to earn almost $200 before my mother found out and put the kibosh on the whole thing.

Did I mention that I was thirteen at the time?

Before you judge, thirteen isn’t that young. The girl pictured above began wrestling alligators at the ripe old age of six.

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