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Dumpster diving in cemeteries?
Dumpster diving in cemeteries? © Stephen Mcsweeny/Shutterstock.com

Dumpster diving in cemeteries?

"A few years ago, I was into crafting artificial flowers. A neat way to save money on my hobby materials was to go dumpster-diving at cemeteries to pick up artificial flowers and miscellaneous decorations left behind. I would go into the cemeteries, take what was thrown out in the dumpster and use the items instead for my crafting!"

-- Ann from Iowa

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