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The art of the 'picker'

Finding treasure in the trash heap

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April 19th, 2010
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Every day they go to work, Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz give new life to the old saying, One man s trash is another man s treasure. Their office consists of old barns, garages, lean-tos, and attics across America, and their profession is something called picking. [caption id="attachment_8723" align="alignright" width="280" caption="Mike Wolfe (left) and Frank Fritz have been friends since the eighth grade and business partners for years. The two make their living as pickers, and are the subject of the History Channel series, American Pickers, which debuted in January 2010. (Photo courtesy of the History Channel)"]

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