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Hi. Hello! My name is Sam, or BMG. I'm a writer, hiker, grad student, sugar-free dried-mango fiend, and freelance rat advocate (available for hire). Born and raised in rural Ohio, I'm currently dwelling on the high plains of southeastern Wyoming.